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McClure, Michael

Overview
Works: 299 works in 721 publications in 3 languages and 17,423 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Rock concert films  Rock films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Erotic drama  Poetry  Interviews  Bibliography  Musical settings  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, pan, Other, Author of introduction, 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 939 libraries worldwide
Thanksgiving, 1976, San Francisco's Winterland: the Band performs its last concert after 16 years on the road. Some numbers they do alone, some songs include guest artists from Ronnie Hawkins (their first boss, when they were the Hawks) to Bob Dylan (their last, when as his backup and as a solo group, they came into their own). Scorsese's camera explores the interactions onstage in the making of music. Offstage, he interviews the Band's five members, focusing on the nature of life on the road. The friendships, the harmonies, the hijinks, and the wear and tear add up to a last waltz
The beard : [a play] by Michael McClure( Book )
29 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 501 libraries worldwide
New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Michael McClure( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Scratching the beat surface by Michael McClure( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Of indigo and saffron : new and selected poems by Michael McClure( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 408 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
Josephine, the mouse singer by Michael McClure( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 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."--
Fragments of Perseus by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Antechamber, & other poems by Michael McClure( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 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 292 libraries worldwide
Testa coda by Francesco Clemente( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Meat science essays by Michael McClure( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 281 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 277 libraries worldwide
The beard ; &, Vktms : two plays by Michael McClure( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 257 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
Star by Michael McClure( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Rain mirror : new poems by Michael McClure( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Huge dreams : San Francisco and Beat poems by Michael McClure( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
"For the first time in one volume, The New Book / A Book of Torture and Star present vividly contrasting sides of poetry's consciousness. In The New Book / A Book of Torture, a classic example of immediate biological expression, Michael McClure simultaneously delves into, and delivers himself from, the self-christened "dark night of the soul." Star, a book of wide-ranging exploration, spiritual discovery, and political protest, springs from the essence of our humanity - emotions, the sensations of eros, and play." "Both were influential in expanding poetry into a larger world that focused on nature, the environment, antiwar activities, individual anarchism, Zen Buddhism, jazz, and a kind of romantic mystical thought. Together these two books impart a sense of the rich texture and individuality that fueled the Beat scene."--Jacket
Simple eyes & other poems by Michael McClure( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 libraries worldwide
The running theme in Michael McClure's Simple Eyes & Other Poems is: looking at the world directly. The results are often as disquieting as they are illuminating, whether he directs his unblinking gaze on the American cityscape, the landscapes of Mexico and Kenya, or the mind's own terrain. In the long title poem, "Simple Eyes (Fields)," the stanzas on the Persian Gulf War bloom out of images of all wars the poet has known - "the spiritual wars, the napalm and cordite and nuclear wars, and the war against nature"--And become a kind of spiritual autobiography. At the heart of the poetry is McClure's return to the ancient concept of agnosia, the idea of knowing through unknowing, as a way of living in desperate times, in which deep human or humane feelings have almost become outlaw. Simple Eyes is an outspoken poet's statement, unsentimental, yet with mind and eye quickened by love
 
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Languages
English (216)
German (9)
Italian (1)
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