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Patchen, Kenneth 1911-1972

Overview
Works: 781 works in 1,504 publications in 3 languages and 23,881 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Drama  Musical settings  Bibliography  Love poetry  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Librettist, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Performer, Illustrator, Signer, Other, Publisher, Author of dialog, Dedicatee, Narrator, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3531.A764, 811.54
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American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The collected poems of Kenneth Patchen by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern American poet offers his interpretation of life, love, war, and death
Selected poems by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of humor, protest, love and wonder, by one of America's most original voices
The journal of Albion Moonlight by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

24 editions published between 1941 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kenneth Patchen sets of on an allegorical journey of his own in which the far boundaries of live and murder, madness and sex are sensually explored. His is the tale of a disordered pilgrimage to H. Roivas (Heavenly Savior) in which the deranged responses of individuals point up the outer madness from which they derive in a more imaginative way than social protest generally allows."--Cover
But even so by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of a shy pornographer ... an amusement by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

25 editions published between 1945 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kenneth Patchen's comic masterpiece, Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer first appeared in 1945. The hilarious saga of Alfred Budd of Bivalve, New Jersey - a Candide-like innocent and part-time pornographer, written with what Diane DiPrima called Patchen's "tender silliness"--Is sure to inspire a new generation of readers."--Jacket
Hallelujah anyway by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture-poems created in a simultaneous fusion of painting and poetry
A paper zoo : a collection of animal poems by modern American poets by Renée Karol Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sophisticated animal poems by well known poets about such things as naming cats, a singing bird, and a slow-moving sloth
Because it is : poems and drawings by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleepers awake by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

15 editions published between 1946 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What shall we do without us? : the voice and vision of Kenneth Patchen by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of picture poems about God, peace, friendship, love and other subjects
The love poems of Kenneth Patchen by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

35 editions published between 1939 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doubleheader by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poemscapes" are four or five-line plays on words. "A letter to God" in reprinted from a Henry Miller pamphlet. Poem-fables of "Hurrah for anything" comprise the second half of this double book
Poems of humor & protest by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

36 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In quest of candlelighters by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonderings by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patchen's Lost plays by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First will & testament by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1948 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aflame and afun of walking faces; fables and drawings by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloth of the tempest by Kenneth Patchen( Book )

15 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Kenneth Patchen

Kenneth Patchen American writer

Kenneth Patchen Amerikaans dichter (1911-1972)

Kenneth Patchen amerikansk poet

Kenneth Patchen écrivain américain

Kenneth Patchen US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

ケネス・パッチェン

Languages
English (357)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Covers
The collected poems of Kenneth PatchenSelected poemsThe journal of Albion MoonlightThe memoirs of a shy pornographer ... an amusementWhat shall we do without us? : the voice and vision of Kenneth Patchen