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Rexroth, Kenneth 1905-1982

Overview
Works: 600 works in 1,262 publications in 5 languages and 43,017 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Performer, Author of introduction, Compiler, Narrator, Other, Librettist, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3535.E923, 811.52
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Rexroth
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 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
One hundred more poems from the Japanese by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Japanese poems accompanied by their English translations
One hundred poems from the Chinese by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes poems from the T'and Dynasty and the Sung Dynasty, with biographical and explanatory notes on the poets and poems
Classics revisited by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected shorter poems by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American poetry in the twentieth century by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of America's leading poets and critics offers a major interpretation of the poetry and poets of modern America, from the radical bohemians at the turn of the century through the leftist poets of the twenties, the reactionaries of the thirties and forties, the gradual emergence of the San Francisco school after the Second World War, to the more recent poetry of Allen Ginsberg, Philip Whalen, Gary Snyder. It is a work of re-experiencing the poems themselves, and in the process Kenneth Rexroth provides a controversial new look at the standard authors and boldly redefines the value of such poets as Levertov, Moore, and Lowell. This new paperback edition has been supplemented by a complete index of poets and a list of suggested readings. --back cover
The collected longer poems by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New poems by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alternative society : essays from the other world by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communalism: from its origins to the twentieth century by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird in the bush; obvious essays by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With eye and ear by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems deal with love, sensuality, nature, the seasons, death, justice, music, war, and travel
Selected poems by D. H Lawrence( Book )

23 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of poems that include the author's early, rhyming works in "Love, Poems and Others" (1913) through the free verse found in "Birds, Beasts and Flowers" (1923)
An autobiographical novel by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early life of the poet, painter, man of letters, and social critic
The elastic retort; essays in literature and ideas by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new British poets : an anthology by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

14 editions published between 1948 and 1976 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assays by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on a variety of cultural topics and personalities
Love and the turning year; one hundred more poems from the Chinese by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems from the Greek anthology by Kenneth Rexroth( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kenneth Rexroth

Rexroth, Kenneth

Rexroth, Kenneth 1905-

Rexroth, Kenneth Charles Marion

Languages
English (341)

Spanish (6)

German (4)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
One hundred more poems from the JapaneseOne hundred poems from the ChineseClassics revisitedThe collected shorter poemsThe collected longer poemsSelected poemsAn autobiographical novelLove and the turning year; one hundred more poems from the ChinesePoems from the Greek anthology