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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Love is a Dog from Hell: Poems, 1974-1977

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ISBN13: 9780876853627
ISBN10: 0876853629
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First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Bukowski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.

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Poems rising from and returning to Bukowski's personal experiences reflect people, objects, places, and events of the external world, and reflects on them, on their way out and back.

About the Author

Charles Bukowsk is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of three. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944 when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.

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61crewcab, January 1, 2010 (view all comments by 61crewcab)
It is so refreshing to see a person speak their mind and not hold back due to the PC era that we live in now.
Everyone should read this book, it's an American classic.
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ISBN:
9780876853627
Author:
Bukowski, Charles
Publisher:
Ecco
Author:
by Charles Bukowski
Location:
Santa Barbara, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
74
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.99x5.93x.81 in. .83 lbs.

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