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Blaser, Robin

Overview
Works: 160 works in 274 publications in 2 languages and 6,536 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Poetry  Conference proceedings  Pictorial works  Biography  Portraits 
Roles: Librettist, Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PS3552.L37, 811.54
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The Holy Forest Collected Poems of Robin Blaser by Robin Blaser( file )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Robin Blaser, one of the key North American poets of the postwar period, emerged from the "Berkeley Renaissance" of the 1940s and 1950s as a central figure in that burgeoning literary scene. The Holy Forest, now spanning five decades, is Blaser's highly acclaimed lifelong serial poem. This long-awaited revised and expanded edition includes numerous published volumes of verse, the ongoing "Image-Nation" and "Truth Is Laughter" series, and new work from 1994 to 2004. Blaser's passion for world making draws inspiration from the major poets and philosophers of our tim
The Fire Collected Essays of Robin Blaser by Robin Blaser( file )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Spanning four decades of meditation on the avant-garde in poetry, art, and philosophy, the essays collected in The Fire reveal Robin Blaser's strikingly fresh perspective on "New American" poets, deconstructive philosophies, current events, and the state of humanities now. The essays, gathered in one volume for the first time, include commentaries on Jack Spicer, Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Mary Butts, George Bowering, Louis Dudek, Christos Dikeakos, and J.S. Bach. Blaser emerged from the "Berkeley Renaissance" of the 1940s and 1950s having studied under legendary mediev
The collected books of Jack Spicer by Jack Spicer( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Reflections on cultural policy past, present and future by Evan Alderson( file )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time. The volume's historical progression begins with John Humphrey looking at the relation of arts and state in Imperial Rome. Haijo Westra focusses on the relation of language and culture in the medieval world. Jonathan Bordo examines the emergence of the individually framed picture in the Renaissance. Steven Cole examines the artistic autonomy of English Romanticism. Hazard Adams outlines a conception of cultural policy through William Blake. Cultural policy is brought closer to the Canadian context with Gordon Fearn's discussion of communications policy in Canada. Anthony Welch takes up the process of re-comprehending culture within the revolution of communications by examining revolutionary and pre-revolutionary Iran. The two final essays take up the challenge of positing the hope of the post-modern. Barry Cooper begins his examination of the relevant part of post-modernism in the sixth century A.D. Robert Kroetsch sees only a longing for order that must be abandoned so that we may measure the depth of our uncertainties and learn to converse across them. Robin Blaser reminds us in his "Afterthoughts" that much of our current unease stems, not from too many differences, but from too few
The holy forest by Robin Blaser( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The recovery of the public world : essays on poetics in honour of Robin Blaser ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Selected poems : particular accidents by George Bowering( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Art and reality : a casebook of concern by Art and reality( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Pell mell by Robin Blaser( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Even on Sunday : essays, readings, and archival materials on the poetry and poetics of Robin Blaser : with new work by Robin Blaser by Miriam Nichols( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Cups by Robin Blaser( Book )
5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Infinite worlds : the poetry of Louis Dudek by Louis Dudek( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Nota by Martin Corless-Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Dear Reader, take care of this book. It's important and amazing--a vast conversation and meditation--an investigation into the stupid symptom of the self in poetry and writing. I AM NO FREE AGENCY, the text tells us: terror for myself and those dear; stiff vein into a nether heart. ... A search for the self here undertakes a discovery of itself in our own time when political, social, and religious gridirons no longer hold on to us. --Robin Blaser
Syntax by Robin Blaser( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Les chimères by Gérard de Nerval( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The moth poem by Robin Blaser( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Image-nations 1-12 & the stadium of the mirror by Robin Blaser( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Imaginary letters by Mary Butts( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Facing history : portraits from Vancouver ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The irreparable by Robin Blaser( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blaser, Robin Francis
Languages
English (118)
French (2)
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