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Spicer, Jack

Overview
Works: 205 works in 411 publications in 5 languages and 10,700 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Serial poetry 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3569.P47, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Spicer
My vocabulary did this to me : the collected poetry of Jack Spicer by Jack Spicer( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While the first part of this edition, 1945-1956, doesn't include every poem he wrote at this time, our aim has been to make a judicious selection of single poems from One Night Stand [1980] and from notebooks and manuscripts in order to provide something more than an adequate sense of Spicer's first decade of writing. Therefore this edition is not a 'complete' but a 'collected' poems. ... The second part of this book gathers a more complete picture of the second half of Spicer's writing life. ... It is our aim in this volume to present a comprehensive edition of Spicer's work from 1945-1965 and to establish a fair text of his major poems, creating, in effect, his first collected poems to function as a standard reading edition."--"About this edition," p.xxviii-xxx
The house that Jack built : the collected lectures of Jack Spicer by Jack Spicer( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT resides in one volume the four historic talks given by controversial poet Jack Spicer just before his early death in 1965. These lively and provocative lectures function as a gloss to Spicer's own poetry, a general discourse on poetics, and a cautionary handbook for young poets. This thorough documentation of Spicer's unorthodox poetic vision is an authoritative edition of an underground classic
One night stand & other poems by Jack Spicer( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy the Kid by Jack Spicer( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language by Jack Spicer( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of magazine verse by Jack Spicer( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode and Arcadia by Robert Duncan( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of music by Jack Spicer( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red wheelbarrow by Jack Spicer( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Grail by Jack Spicer( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Lorca by Jack Spicer( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tower of Babel by Jack Spicer( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heads of the town up to the aether by Jack Spicer( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admonitions by Jack Spicer( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doubled flowering from the notebooks of Araki Yasusada by Kent Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Araki Yasusada is a kind of literary hoax, also associated with Tosa Motokiyu, who may himself be a fictional figure. It is also unclear whether there is any Japanese that was translated or whether this is original poetry. Cf. Denver quarterly, v. 31, no. 4, pp. 106-126. The person responsible for the interview with Kent Johnson, Groany McGee, "is not real."
15 false propositions about God by Jack Spicer( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems, 1945 1946 by Jack Spicer( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1981 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected books of Jack Spicer by Jack Spicer( )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lament for the maker by Jack Spicer( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue house : poems in the Chinese manner by Jim Chapson( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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My vocabulary did this to me : the collected poetry of Jack Spicer
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The house that Jack built : the collected lectures of Jack SpicerThe Tower of BabelThe collected books of Jack SpicerPoet be like God : Jack Spicer and the San Francisco renaissanceThe collected books of Jack SpicerQueer optimism : lyric personhood and other felicitous persuasionsAfter Spicer : critical essays
Alternative Names
Iacobus Spicer

Jack Spicer Amerikaans dichter (1925-1965)

Jack Spicer amerikai költő

Jack Spicer amerikansk poet

Jack Spicer (poeta)

Jack Spicer poeta estadounidense

Jack Spicer poeta statunitense

Jack Spicer poète américain

Spicer, John L.

Spicer, John L. 1925-1965

Spicer, John Lester.

Spicer, John Lester 1925-1965

傑克·史派塞

Languages
English (194)

French (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Welsh (1)