Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon” as Want to Read:
Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

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

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-10)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
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
...more
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
Sophie Fidelite
Sophie Fidelite rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2015
Michael Lobiondo
Michael Lobiondo marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2013
Rory
Rory marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2013
Inna
Inna marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2015
Michael Fisher
Michael Fisher marked it as to-read
Aug 27, 2015
Louise Carlson Stowell
Louise Carlson Stowell marked it as to-read
Mar 11, 2016
Anders
Anders marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2016
Pironetta
Pironetta marked it as to-read
Dec 04, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book