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Williams, Jonathan 1929-2008

Overview
Works: 509 works in 777 publications in 3 languages and 11,787 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Photographer, Other, Correspondent, Printer
Classifications: PS3529.L655, 811.54
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Clarence John Laughlin : the personal eye by Clarence John Laughlin( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues & roots, rue & bluets; a garland for the Appalachians by Jonathan Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 538 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
An ear in Bartram's tree; selected poems, 1957-1967 by Jonathan Williams( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Callahan by Harry M Callahan( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Dahlberg: a tribute; essays, reminiscences, correspondence, tributes( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 360 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 341 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."--Jacket
Get hot or get out : a selection of poems, 1957-1981 by Jonathan Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahler by Jonathan Williams( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Untitled epic poem on the history of industrialization by R. Buckminster Fuller( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loco logodaedalist in situ; selected poems, 1968-70 by Jonathan Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photographs of Lyle Bongé by Lyle Bongé( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackbird dust : essays, poems, and photography by Jonathan Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 166 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 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descant on Rawthey's madrigal; conversations with Basil Bunting by Jonathan Williams( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madeira & toasts for Basil Bunting's 75th birthday by Jonathan Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elite/elate poems : selected poems, 1971-75 by Jonathan Williams( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson (1910-1970) was declared by William Carlos Williams to be a major poet with a sweep of understanding of the world, a feeling for other men that staggers me. This complete edition brings together the three volumes of Olson's long poem (originally published in 1960, 1968, and 1975) in an authoritative version
Portrait photographs by Jonathan Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jubilant thicket : new & selected poems
Alternative Names
Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams Amerikaans fotograaf (1929-2008)

Jonathan Williams Amerikaans politicus (1751-1815)

Jonathan Williams amerikansk ingeniør og politikar

Jonathan Williams amerikansk ingeniør og politiker

Jonathan Williams amerikansk ingenjör och politiker

Jonathan Williams personnalité politique américaine

Jonathan Williams US-amerikanischer Offizier und Politiker

Williams, Jon

Williams, Jon 1750-1815

Williams, Jonathan Chamberlain 1929-2008

Джонатан Уильямс

جاناتان ویلیامز سیاست‌مدار و مهندس آمریکایی

جوناثان وليامز

Languages
English (137)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
Harry CallahanJubilant thicket : new & selected poemsBlackbird dust : essays, poems, and photography