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Andrei Codrescu and the myth of America

Author: Kirby Olson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work explores Codrescu's writings and how they are a part of the surrealist tradition. It examines the ways in which his poetry and essays are influenced by his upbringing in Communist Romania and the liberal attitudes he encountered upon moving to the United States, and draws comparisons between Codrescu and other surrealists"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Andrei Codrescu; Andrei Codrescu; Andrei Codrescu; Andrei Codrescu
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kirby Olson
ISBN: 0786421371 9780786421374 9780786491438 0786491434
OCLC Number: 57549500
Description: vi, 207 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Codrescu/Benjamin: Surreal Urbanism --
1. Communes/Suburbs: The '60s --
2. Postmodernism/The State: Nietzsche --
3. Poetry/Politics: Codrescu as Surrealist Citizen? --
4. Paradoxes/Linearity: Codrescu's Ars Vita --
5. Fun/Work: Fourier's City --
6. Variety/Uniformity: Detroit's Demise --
7. Paris/Las Vegas: Road Scholar --
8. Joy/Philosophy: Nietzsche in Detroit --
9. Outside/Inside: Polis/Police --
10. Poetry/Oedipus: The Investigative Poets --
11. Edward Sanders/Charles Manson: The Family --
12. Good/Evil: Ceausescu --
13. Surrealism/Protestantism: The Blood Countess --
14. Messiah/Messiah: The Return of Paganism --
15. Codrescu/Codrescu: Conclusion --
Appendix A: Andrei Codrescu from a Romanian Perspective, by Roxana Maria Crisan --
Appendix B: Five Interviews with Codrescu --
Appendix C: Works by Codrescu.
Responsibility: Kirby Olson ; foreword by Andrei Codrescu.
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Known to the general public as a radio commentator on National Public Radio, Romanian-born essayist and poet Andrei Codrescu has developed a variety of voices throughout his career. This work  Read more...

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