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Creeley, Robert 1926-2005

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Works: 1,467 works in 2,594 publications in 5 languages and 57,487 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Signer, Compiler, Speaker, Honoree, Other, Creator, Composer, Correspondent, Photographer, Interviewee, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3505.R43, 811.54
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Selected poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in a new selection of 200 poems from five decades, is the distinctive voice of Robert Creeley, reminding us of what has made him one of the most important and affectionately regarded poets of our time
Collected prose by Charles Olson( )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975 by Robert Creeley( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive collection showcases thirty years of work by one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century, bringing together verse that originally appeared in eight acclaimed books of poetry ranging from "Hello: A Journal" (1978) to "Life & Death" (1998) and "If I were writing this" (2003). Robert Creeley, who was involved with the publication of this volume before his death in 2005, helped define an emerging counter-tradition to the prevailing literary establishment - the new postwar poetry originating with Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and Louis Zukofsky and expanding through the lives and works of Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, and others. "The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley", 1975-2005 will stand together with "The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley", 1975-2000 as essential reading for anyone interested in twentieth-century American poetry
Irving Layton & Robert Creeley the complete correspondence, 1953-1978 by Irving Layton( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events covered by the letters collected here start with Robert Creeley's discovery of Irving Layton and focus on the turbulent circumstances surrounding the publication (by Creeley's Divers Press in Majorca) of In the Midst of My Fever, Layton's first book of poems not published at his own expense and the one that established him as a major poet. Irving Layton and Robert Creeley also recounts the cementing of avant-garde contacts between Canada and the United States through magazines such as Origin, Contact, and CIV/n
The collected essays of Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For love : poems, 1950-1960 by Robert Creeley( Book )

13 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words : poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieces by Robert Creeley( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the best American poetry( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series
The island by Robert Creeley( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gold diggers : and other stories by Robert Creeley( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later by Robert Creeley( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes by Robert Creeley( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his new collection of poems, Robert Creeley continues to explore the limits and resonances, public and personal, of age. Indeed, the title itself, Echoes, recurs throughout his poetry of the last two decades. Thus "Sonnets" speaks out against the waste of human violence and dogmatism ("Come round again the banal/belligerence almost a/flatulent echo of times"), while the book's closing sequence, "Roman Sketchbook," contemplates with wit and affection the measure of one's literal body in echoing time and place. Creeley as ever articulates the givens of life, its daily fact and possibility, with careful, concise invention. What wind's echo, uplifted spirit? Archaic feelings flood the body. Ah! accomplished
On earth : last poems and an essay by Robert Creeley( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Creeley, one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth-century, helped define an emerging counter-tradition to the prevailing literary establishment--a postwar poetry originating with Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and Louis Zukofsky. When Creeley died in March 2005, he was working on what was to be his final book of poetry. In addition to more than thirty new poems, many touching on the twin themes of memory and presence, this moving collection includes the text of the last paper Creeley gave--an essay exploring the late verse of Walt Whitman. Together, the essay and the poems are a retrospective on aging and the resilience of memory that includes tender elegies to old friends, the settling of old scores, and reflective poems on mortality and its influence on his craft. On Earth reminds us what has made Robert Creeley one of the most affectionately regarded poets of our time.--From publisher description
If I were writing this by Robert Creeley( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New poetry from the winner of the Bollingen Prize in Poetry, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Before Columbus Fdtn., and a Lannan Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
The collected prose of Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories and a radio play accompany a novel about an isolated American family living on an island off the coast of Spain
The charm; early and uncollected poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life & death by Robert Creeley( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If youth asks the mirror, "Am I the fairest?" then age, in Robert Creeley's voice asks, "Do you remember me?" And the poems of Life & Death are the mirror's answers: a collage of recollection and salvage, a gathering-in before winter's night. The first section, "Histoire de Florida," is a partial autobiography at a specific time and place. It captures the poet in an engaged and highly compacted moment that deliberately echoes Wallace Stevens's "The Anecdote of the Jar"--A reverberation from the poet's youth. The second section, "Old Poems, Etc.," contains classic reflections - from the doggerel humor of "'Present (Present)'" to parody of early Metaphysical models like George Herbert in "Echo's Arrow." The capstone of this section is the sustained "The Dogs of Auckland," which focuses impressions from an extended time spent in that city and becomes a resume of age and its effects, made vividly objective by the contrasting culture of New Zealand. Artists have always proved decisive company for the poet, and the third section contains the texts of three collaborations with the painter Francesco Clemente
A day book by Robert Creeley( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four page prospectus for an illustrated edition of Robert Creeley's A Day Book, by R. B. Kitaj, including an extract
Selected poems, 1945-2005 by Robert Creeley( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Creeley, Bobbie

Creeley Bobbie 1926-2005

Creeley, Robert

Creeley, Robert W. 1926-2005

Creeley, Robert White

Creeley, Robert White 1926-2005

Creely, Robert 1926-2005

Languages
English (328)

French (5)

German (4)

Catalan (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Collected proseThe collected poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975The collected essays of Robert CreeleyLaterEchoesOn earth : last poems and an essayIf I were writing thisThe collected prose of Robert Creeley