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Williams, Jonathan 1929-2008

Overview
Works: 486 works in 681 publications in 3 languages and 9,839 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Photographer, Other, Printer, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3545.I52966, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jonathan Williams
State of grace by Paul Schwartz ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ear in Bartram's tree; selected poems, 1957-1967 by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
9 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Callahan by Harry M Callahan ( Book )
11 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Dahlberg: a tribute; essays, reminiscences, correspondence, tributes ( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jubilant thicket : new & selected poems by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jubilant Thicket teems with the eccentric, strange, and boundlessly authentic - neoclassical poems, social satire, musical suites, limericks and lyrics. There is spleen, salt, and a delicious sarcasm, as Williams finds inspiration in Mahler and Mojo Nixon, William Blake and whimmy-diddles. Always in knowing command, he serves up an admixture of "found" and vernacular language, invented and archaic forms, jokes, shock, literary allusions, and political disgust."--BOOK JACKET
Blues & roots, rue & bluets : a garland for the southern Appalachians by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonathan Williams's poetry has been described as brilliant, sensuous, lyrical, quirky, suave, vital, joyful, sardonic, melodious, passionate, alive, pyrotechnic. This new, much enlarged edition of Blues and Roots displays all of the above. Williams has tramped the Appalachian Trail for decades, botanizing, jotting down specimens of authentic American speech, graffiti, superstitions, and nostrums-always curious, alert, and affectionately attentive. Blues and Roots focuses on the linguistic horizon of Appalachia in lyrics of wonder and light, of wit and comic incongruity, in found poems of the s
Blues & roots, rue & bluets; a garland for the Appalachians by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get hot or get out : a selection of poems, 1957-1981 by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I shall save one land unvisited : eleven Southern photographers [exhibition] by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahler by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
6 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A palpable elysium : portraits of genius and solitude by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If any place of the past century spawned originals like a breeding box, it was Black Mountain College, and among its many illustrious graduates is one Jonathan Williams, poet, publisher, raconteur, and eclectic collector of like spirits. In this book, Williams has made the rounds and produced his inventory of poets, painters, writers and artists whose only commonality is their unequivocal distinction." "This is a collection of extraordinary personalities captured on film in Williams's revealing, unpretentious casually evocative photographs, and decoded through Williams's intimate, often hilarious, extended captions and essays."--BOOK JACKET
The loco logodaedalist in situ; selected poems, 1968-70 by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blackbird dust : essays, poems, and photography by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter in a Klein bottle : photographs by John Menapace ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. EOM in the land of Pasaquan : the life and times and art of Eddie Owens Martin by St. EOM ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quote, unquote by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elite/elate poems : selected poems, 1971-75 by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madeira & toasts for Basil Bunting's 75th birthday by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Descant on Rawthey's madrigal; conversations with Basil Bunting by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lines about hills above lakes : postals by Jonathan Williams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Williams, Jonathan Chamberlain 1929-
Williams, Jonathan Chamberlain, 1929-2008
Languages
English (109)
German (1)
French (1)
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