Cover of: Kenneth Rexroth | Lee Bartlett Read Online
Share

Kenneth Rexroth by Lee Bartlett

  • 354 Want to read
  • ·
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Boise State University in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 47-50.

Statementby Lee Bartlett.
SeriesBoise State University western writers series ;, no. 84
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3535.E923 Z53 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2414737M
ISBN 100884300838
LC Control Number87073497

Download Kenneth Rexroth

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Poet-essayist Kenneth Rexroth () was a high-school dropout, disillusioned ex-Communist, pacifist, anarchist, rock-climber, critic and translator, mentor, Catholic-Buddhist spiritualist and a prominent figure of San Francisco's Beat is regarded as a central figure of the San Francisco Renaissance and is among the first American poets to explore /5(29). Kenneth Rexroth has books on Goodreads with ratings. Kenneth Rexroth’s most popular book is In the Sierra: Mountain Writings. Looking for books by Kenneth Rexroth? See all books authored by Kenneth Rexroth, including One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book), and The Selected Poems of Kenneth Rexroth, and more on Kenneth Rexroth was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. He was among the first poets in the United States to explore traditional Japanese poetic themes and forms. He is regarded as a chief figure in the San Francisco Renaissance/5.

The New British Poets, An Anthology by Kenneth (editor) Rexroth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at These excerpts, though extensive, comprise less than a fifth of Kenneth Rexroth’s autobiography. I have tried to present a representative sampling of his adventures, but there are hundreds of other fascinating anecdotes in the book, and many of Rexroth’s explorations in all sorts of areas, political, philosophical, literary, artistic or. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Kenneth Rexroth books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.   The lyrical world of Chinese poetry in faithful translations by Kenneth Rexroth. The lyric poetry of Tu Fu ranks with the greatest in all world literature. Across the centuries—Tu Fu lived in the T'ang Dynasty ()—his poems come through to us with an immediacy that is breathtaking in Kenneth Rexroth's English : New Directions Publishing Corporation.

  Over the course of his life, Kenneth Rexroth wrote about the Sierra Nevada better than anyone. Progressive in terms of environmental ethics and comparable to the writings of Emerson, Thoreau, Aldo Leopard, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder, Rexroth’s poetry and prose described the way Californians have always experienced and loved the High : New Directions Publishing Corporation. The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, but there are also examplaes of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's introduction gives us basic background on the history and nature of 3/5(3). Kenneth Rexroth was born in South Bend, Indiana, and worked at a wide variety of jobs, being largely self-educated. In the late s, he won a number of awards, including an Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship, the Shelley Memorial Award, and a National Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award. Comments about Thou Shalt Not Kill by Kenneth Rexroth. Chris Robideaux (10/29/ AM) Rexroth at his very best! A preternaturally insightful tribute to the son of the wave. Reply/5.