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Orlovsky, Peter 1933-2010

Works: 233 works in 317 publications in 2 languages and 2,396 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Records and correspondence  Experimental films  Short films  Interviews  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Author, Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Editor, Narrator, Singer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Photographer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3565.R58, 811.54
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Straight hearts' delight : love poems and selected letters, 1947-1980 by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clean asshole poems & smiling vegetable songs : poems, 1957-1977 by Peter Orlovsky( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these poems we have a lyrical outburst which is tellingly organized ... The beatniks have much to learn from him. --William Carlos Williams
Robert Frank : the complete film works( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull my daisy: A short fictional film in which a married couple, Neal and Carolyn Cassady, hang out with their friends, including several beat poets and a "square" bishop
Clemente made in India by Jyotindra Jain( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No more to say & nothing to weep for an elegy for Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production features a biographical look at the life of Allen Ginsberg beginning with his early childhood. Many past performances of Ginsberg reading his original work are included, as well as a number of friends and colleagues offering their take on the poet's life and work. Featured friends and poets include Gary Snyder, Ann Charters, Robert Creeley, Peter Orlovsky, Philip Glass, Anne Waldman, Bob Rosenthal, Michael McClure, Ed Sanders, and Patti Smith, as well as a performance with Paul McCartney
Me and my brother by Robert Frank( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank's first feature length film describes the inner and outer world of a man who is catatonic schizophrenic. Documentary episodes in Julius Orlovsky's life and the experiences of other people associated with Julius are inserted within a fictional framework of a film production about the lives and experiences. The book and DVD set includes stills, dialogue and the re-edited film; originally running 91 min., the film was edited in 1997 to mark the passing of Allan Ginsberg, and re-issued at the 85 min. length
Howls, raps & roars : recordings from the San Francisco poetry rennaissance by Kenneth Rexroth( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents live poetry readings and comedy routines from the 1950s and 1960s by some of San Francisco's counterculture artists, who would often challenge what they felt was social hypocrisy in the United States
Fried shoes, cooked diamonds( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunion of some leading poets of the "Beat" generation at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado: Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Timothy Leary, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Diana Di Prima, Meredith Monk, Amiri Baraka, Anne Waldman, Miguel Pinero, Miguel Algarin, and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Dear Allen : ship will land Jan. 23, 58 by Peter Orlovsky( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in French and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evening raga & Paradiso, 1992 by Francesco Clemente( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lepers cry by Peter Orlovsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Leslie : cool man in a golden age : selected films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth of a nation: Originally filmed in 1965, this film was largely destroyed in a fire. Leslie recovered 14 minutes of footage and some sound elements in this 2007 restoration. The film is a "wild counterculture opera which included inter-racial marriage, a claustrophobic ménage a trois, lesbian parents, masturbation, suicide, a number of musical interludes and apparently lots of telephones ringing"--Booklet
Pull my daisy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a scene from Jack Kerouac's play, "Beat Generation," with his improvised voice-over narration. The story centers around a brakeman and his wife, their friends, and a bishop who is invited over for dinner
Poems for peace : a benefit reading for the New York Workshop in Nonviolence( Recording )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marijuana newsletter( )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen Ginsberg on tour Feb. 16, 1983, with Peter Orlovsky & Steven Taylor : book to the video by Joachim Ortmanns & Wolfgang Mohrhenn by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last word on First blues by Allen Ginsberg( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About me, a musical( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical film by filmmaker Robert Frank that poses questions concerning artistic expression and the function of memory
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Robert Frank : the complete film works
Alternative Names
Orlofsky, Peter 1933-2010

Orlovsky, Peter Anton 1933-2010

Peter Orlovsky americký básník

Peter Orlovsky Amerikaans auteur

Peter Orlovsky amerikansk poet

Peter Orlovsky poeta estadounidense

Peter Orlovsky poeta estatunidenc

Peter Orlovsky poeta statunitense

Peter Orlovsky poète américain

Peter Orlovsky US-amerikanischer Dichter und Schauspieler

Petrus Orlovsky

Πήτερ Ορλόβσκι

Орловски, Питер

Питър Орловски

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פיטר אורלובסקי משורר אמריקאי

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English (79)

French (3)

Clemente made in IndiaMe and my brotherAbout me, a musicalHowl : a look inside the Beat generation's writers and the new movie about Allen Ginsberg