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Whalen, Philip

Overview
Works: 36 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 3,079 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Interviews  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Humor  Dystopias  Young adult works 
Roles: Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3563.I4215, 813.5
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Most widely held works by Philip Whalen
On Bear's Head by Philip Whalen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected poems of Philip Whalen by Philip Whalen ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of the most path-breaking and creatively radical poets of the San Francisco Renaissance, Philip Whalen (1923-2002) was part of the 1955 Six Gallery reading where the West Coast Beat movement famously began. Working alongside Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, and Jack Kerouac, Whalen developed a conversational and visually unorthodox style that is unique in contemporary poetry His lifelong engagement with the impermanent and sensuous, concerns deepened by his commitment to Zen Buddhism, are on rich display here, along with his warm humor and original illustrations. This Collected Poems rightfully places Whalen among the foremost poets of his time, offering readers a truly major body of American poetic work."--BOOK JACKET
On bread & poetry : a panel discussion with Gary Snyder, Lew Welch & Philip Whalen by Gary Snyder ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heavy breathing : poems, 1967-1980 by Philip Whalen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Wallace Stevens by Wallace Stevens ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long unavailable, now in paperback for the first time, these are the brilliant, subtle, illuminating letters of one of the great poets of the twentieth century. Wallace Stevens's famous criterion for poetry - "It should give pleasure" - informed his epistolary aesthetic as well; these letters stimulate one's appetite for poetry as they valorize the imagination and the senses. They also offer fascinating glimpses of Stevens as family man, insurance executive, connoisseur, and friend
Two novels by Philip Whalen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of an interglacial age : [poems] by Philip Whalen ( Book )
6 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You didn't even try by Philip Whalen ( Book )
6 editions published in 1967 in Undetermined and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-portrait, from another direction by Philip Whalen ( Book )
8 editions published between 1950 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American poet and publisher, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, expounds upon the role of poets and authors of dissident literature in American culture. Includes commentary by other American authors of the Beat Generation
Howls, raps & roars recordings from the San Francisco poetry rennaissance ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents live poetry readings and comedy routines from the 1950s and 1960s by some of San Francisco's counterculture artists, who would often challenge what they felt was social hypocrisy in the United States
Highgrade : doodles, poems by Philip Whalen ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intransit; the Philip Whalen issue by Philip Whalen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monday in the evening, 21, VIII, 61 by Philip Whalen ( Book )
7 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The invention of the letter : a beastly morality by Philip Whalen ( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings of Gertrude Stein by Gertrude Stein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career. It includes The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas in its entirety; selected passages from The Making of Americans; "Melanctha"from Three Lives; portraits of the painters Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso; Tender Buttons; the opera Four Saints in Three Acts; and poem, plays, lectures, articles, sketches, and a generous portion of her famous book on the Occupation of France, Wars I Have Seen
Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row
Riprap ; & Cold Mountain poems by Gary Snyder ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By any measure, Gary Snyder is one of the greatest poets in America in the last century. From his first book of poems to his latest collection of essays, his work and his example, standing between Tu Fu and Thoreau, have been influential all over the world. Riprap, his first book of poems, was published in Japan in 1959 by Origin Press, and it is the fiftieth anniversary of that groundbreaking book we celebrate with this edition. A small press reprint of that book included Snyder's translations of Han Shan's Cold Mountain Poems, perhaps the finest translations of that remarkable poet ever made
A canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M Miller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A masterful achievement that ranks with "Brave New World" and "1984", this mesmerizing tale of the terrible aftermath of nuclear war has captivated generations of readers since its first publication in 1959. "Prodigiously imaginative, richly comic, terrifyingly grim".--"Chicago Tribune."
Nachspielzeit by Philip Whalen ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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