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McClure, Michael

Overview
Works: 280 works in 689 publications in 3 languages and 17,637 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Rock concert films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Rock films  Interviews  Poetry  Erotic drama  Biography  Nonfiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, pan, Author of introduction, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3563.A262, 811.54
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The last waltz by Band (Musical group)( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 941 libraries worldwide
Depicts the Band's last performance together at the site of their first gig; interspersed with interview footage
Scratching the beat surface by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
The beard : [a play] by Michael McClure( Book )
29 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 502 libraries worldwide
New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Michael McClure( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Of indigo and saffron : new and selected poems by Michael McClure( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
"This essential collection of Michael McClure's poetry contains the most original, radical, and visionary work of a major poet who has been garnering acclaim and generating controversy for more than fifty years. Ranging from A Fist Full, published in 1957, through Swirls in Asphalt, a new poem sequence, Of Indigo and Saffron is both an excellent introduction to this unique American voice and an impressive selection from McClure's landmark volumes for those already familiar with his boldly inventive work. One of the five poets who heralded the Beat movement in the 1955 Six Gallery reading in San Francisco, McClure reveals in his poetry a close kinship to Romanticism, Modernism, Surrealism, and Japanese haiku. These poems--grounded in imagination and a profound regard for the natural world--chart a poetic landscape of utter originality."--Publisher's description
September blackberries by Michael McClure( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Josephine, the mouse singer by Michael McClure( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Ghost tantras by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"Praise for Michael McClure:"Michael McClure shares a place with the great William Blake, with the visionary Shelley, with the passionate D.H. Lawrence."--Robert Creeley" McClure's poetry is a blob of protoplasmic energy."-Allen Ginsberg"Without McClure's roar there would have been no Sixties."-Dennis Hopper: Michael McClure is a living legend. One of the poets who participated in the famous Six Gallery reading that featured the public debut of Allen Ginsberg's landmark poem Howl, he was immortalized by Jack Kerouac in his novel, Big Sur. A central figure of the Beat Generation, McClure collaborated with Wallace Berman and Bruce Conner and was later associated with San Francisco's psychedelic counterculture. Originally self-published in 1964 and long out of print, Ghost Tantras is one of McClure's signature works, a book mostly written in "beast language." A mix of lyrical, guttural, and laryngeal sound, lion roars, and a touch of detonated dada, this is one of his best-known but least available books, a deep well from which decades of poetry have drawn. McClure's inspiration has always been the animal consciousness that still lives in mankind, and he has had a consistent message: "When a man does not admit that he is an animal, he is less than an animal." Ghost Tantras is his original and singular manifesto for a poetry that relies not on images and pictures, but on muscular, sensual, energetic sound. Michael McClure has received numerous awards. At the age of eighty, he continues to reach new audiences through his poetry, plays, and performance."--
Jaguar skies by Michael McClure( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
What happened to Kerouac? by Richard Lerner( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Investigates the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac, father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. Shows what happened when fame and notoriety were thrust upon an essentially reticent man
Fragments of Perseus by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Gorf : or, Gorf and the blind dyke by Michael McClure( Book )
8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Testa coda by Francesco Clemente( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Meat science essays by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Rare angel (writ with raven's blood) by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The beard ; &, Vktms : two plays by Michael McClure( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Rain mirror : new poems by Michael McClure( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Star by Michael McClure( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
 
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Alternative Names
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Michael McClure americký básník a spisovatel
Michael McClure Amerikaans auteur
Michael McClure amerikansk poet
Michael McClure écrivain américain
Michael McClure scrittore statunitense
Michael McClure US-amerikanischer Poet und Dramaturg
Макклур, Майкл
マイケル・マクルーア
Languages
English (213)
German (11)
Italian (1)
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