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Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon

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Charles Bukowski was a product of the small press movement, an unparalleled phenomenon in the so-called little magazines that proliferated in the United States during the 60s. His long journey through the 'littles' and the small presses was finally rewarded after bitter battles in the back alleys of the American literary scene. This critical study offers a comprehensive ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published September 26th 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2013)
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Ben Adams
Dec 08, 2014 Ben Adams rated it liked it
Leading the charge to elevate Bukowski studies firmly onto respectable, robust and reputable academic terrain, Abel Debritto has published a number of papers in recent years focusing on Bukowski's small press and little magazine publishing history during the 1950s and 60s.

This book is a collation and continuation of those contributions, clearly the result of exhaustive archival research and precise chronological data that effectively demonstrates how Bukowski managed to succeed in becoming, arg
Max Nemtsov
Jun 20, 2015 Max Nemtsov rated it it was amazing
Очень ценная монография о взаимоотношениях Хэнка и самиздата — это, понятно, не просто утилитарный обзор со статистикой, хотя статистика там тоже есть, а прямо роман любви и нелюбви. Масса полезного для тех, кому это интересно и/или важно. Например, я подозревал, а тут получил подтверждение: Хэнк был САМЫМ публикуемым автором 60-х годов в Штатах. Ну или фактоид, которого не знал: в первой пятерке стран, где начали его издавать, — не то, что мы все обычно думаем, а — Индия. С 1969 года его там ...more
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