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Rosset, Barney

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Most widely held works by Barney Rosset
The outlaw bible of American literature( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anthology of literature written primarily in the post-World War II era by a variety of American authors working outside the mainstream of the genre, including works by Jack Kerouac, Ray Bradbury, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry Miller, Sapphire, and over 150 others
Evergreen review reader, 1967-1973( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From its first issue in 1957 to its final in 1973, Evergreen Review was hailed as one of the most provocative magazines ever. The bible for a generation of radicals and freethinkers, Evergreen championed Beckett and Brautigan, erotica and liberal activism, with an in-your-face attitude that confronted and challenged the conventions of the day. Edited by Evergreen's founder and publisher, Barney Rosset, this selection represents the best of the magazine's final years - 1967 through 1973 - a politically and socially tumultuous time that included such pivotal events as the assassinations of Robert Kennedy, Malcolm X, and Che Guevara, the Democratic Convention in Chicago, and the massacre at Mylai. Complete with 100 photographs from the original magazine, Evergreen Review Reader has the historical relevance and literary muscle to speak to a new generation." --From the publisher
Evergreen review reader, 1957-1967 : a ten-year anthology( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1964-1967 contain reviews by Gunter Grass, Jean Genet, Lysander Kemp, Jan Kott, Blaise Cendrars, Emil Cadoo, Harold Pinter, Hubert Selby, Jr., Edward Field, James Mitchell, Don Charles, Susan Sontag, Jeremy Larner, Lenore Kandel, Witold Gombrowicz, Boris Vian, Jeffery Potter, Heathcote Williams, Michael Rumaker, George de Vincent, Kenzaburo Oe, Berton Rouche, Benny Andersen, Robert Creeley, Curzio Malaparte, Ho Chi Minh, George Crosz, Henry Miller, Nat Hentoff, Jean-Claude Forest
Evergreen review reader, 1957-1966 by Barney Rosset( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection from the first ten years of the Evergreen Review gives the full flavor of the energy, savvy, excitement, and gall that characterized the magazine during the days of its publication. It also happens to bring together some of the world's best writers in one volume, in the company of their peers. Evergreen was more than another literary magazine. Founded by Barney Rossett of Grove Press and publishing from 1957 through 1973 (it now exists as an online only magazine), it was the voice of a movement that helped to change the attitudes and prejudices of the cul
Film by Alan Schneider( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. Beckett's first venture into the film medium is a one-character production without dialogue, based on Berkeley's theory to be is to be perceived.'
Notfilm( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the making and meaning of Film, a 1965 short film starring Buster Keaton, that was written by Samuel Beckett, directed by Alan Schneider, and produced by Barney Rosset. Topics covered include the circumstances leading to the film's production, the production process itself, and the film's critical reception. Includes outtakes, never-before-heard audio recordings of production meetings, interviews, and other archival information
From the third eye : the Evergreen review film reader by Ed Halter( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a collection of film writing from Evergreen Review. Featuring such writers as Nat Hentoff, Norman Mailer, Parker Tyler, and Amos Vogel, the book presents writing on the films of Jean-Luc Godard, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ousmane Sembene, Andy Warhol, and others and offers incisive essays and interviews from the late 1950s to early 1970s. Articles explore politics, revolution, and the cinema; underground and experimental film, pornography, and censorship; and the rise of independent film against the dominance of Hollywood. A new introductory essay by Ed Halter reveals the important role Evergreen Review and its publisher, Grove Press, played in advancing cinema during this period through innovations in production, distribution, and exhibition. --From publisher description
Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and work of Barney Rosset, the influential head of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review, who published such groundbreaking works of fiction as Lady Chatterley's Lover, Naked Lunch, and Tropic of Cancer, while fighting the U.S. government's obscenity laws along the way
Waiting for Beckett : a portrait of Samuel Beckett( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life and career of playwright and novelist Samuel Beckett. Includes brief excerpts from a number of his plays, such as Waiting for Godot, and readings from his prose. Also includes excerpts from interviews with Beckett's friends and colleagues, and several Beckett scholars
Evergreen review reader; a ten-year anthology( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evergreen review( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evergreen review( )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco scene( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film festival; Grove Press international film festival book( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosset : my life in publishing and how I fought censorship by Barney Rosset( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genet... Beckett... Burroughs... Miller... Ionesco, Oe, Duras. Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Hubert Selby Jr. and John Rechy. The legendary film I Am Curious (Yellow). The books that assaulted the fort of propriety that was the United States in the 1950s and ’60s, Lady Chatterley’s Lover and The Tropic of Cancer. The Evergreen Review. Victorian “erotica.” The Autobiography of Malcolm X. A bombing, a sit-in, and a near-fistfight with Norman Mailer. The common thread between these disparate elements, a number of which reshaped modern culture, was Barney Rosset. Rosset was the antidote to the trope of the “gentleman publisher” personified by other pioneering figures of the industry such as Alfred A. Knopf, Bennett Cerf and James Laughlin. If Barney saw a crowd heading one way -- he looked the other. If he knew something was forbidden, he regarded it as a plus. Unsurprisingly, financial ruin, along with the highs and lows of critical reception, marked his career. But his unswerving dedication to publishing what he wanted made him one of the most influential publishers ever. Rosset began work on his autobiography a decade before his death in 2012, and several publishers and a number of editors worked with him on the project. Now, at last, in his own words, we have a portrait of the man who reshaped how we think about language, literature -- and sex. Here are the stories behind the filming of Norman Mailer’s Maidstone and Samuel Beckett’s Film; the battles with the US government over Tropic of Cancer and much else; the search for Che’s diaries; his romance with the expressionist painter Joan Mitchell, and more
The Review of contemporary fiction : Grove Press number( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blue Moon erotic reader( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange Victory by Leo T Hurwitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Strange Victory' was the first solo film by Leo Hurwitz, a central character in the radical Frontier Film movement. It is both an exposé and inside view of the facts of the Cold War as experienced at the very moment of its birth. The director's vision amounts to an almost surrealist network of images and sounds about the perverse consequences of the "strange victory"--How high hopes are destroyed, and the flowers of evil grow instead, with aggressive Capitalism and anti-Semitism taking over, vampire-like, all aspects of everyday life, probably including personalities who had natural goodness in them. It's not just a Cold War, it is also a civil war. The chilling existence of American fascism is revealed through a puzzle of collage materials."--Container
Photographs of Joan Mitchell by Barney Rosset( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evergreen review( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The outlaw bible of American literature
Evergreen review reader, 1967-1973Evergreen review reader, 1957-1966FilmThe Blue Moon erotic reader
Alternative Names
Barney Rosset

Barney Rosset American magazine publisher and War photographer

Barney Rosset Amerikaans oorlogsfotograaf (1922-2012)

Rosset, Barnet Lee.

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