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The Paris Review has introduced the important writers of the day. Adrienne Rich was first published in its pages, as were Philip Roth, V. S. Naipaul, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Mona Simpson, Edward P. Jones, and Rick Moody. In addition to the focus on original creative work, The Paris Review's Writers at Work interview series offers authors a rare opportunity to discuss their life and art at length.

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Publisher Comments:

Kerouac, Burroughs, Ginsberg; On the Road, Naked Lunch, Howl: The names and titles continue to reverberate as the Beats remain a vital source of inspiration to successive generations of readers and writers. In their Writers at Work series, The Paris Review has interviewed all the key Beats and their cousins, the Black Mountain School of experimental poets. In this new collection, they describe their art and lives, creating a unique and fascinating record of the writers and their inspirations.

Allen Ginsberg interviews Andrei Voznesensky and Amiri Baraka and is interviewed himself, alongside Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Paul Bowles, Charles Olson, Gary Snyder, Robert Creely, Ken Kesey, and Denise Levertov. Beat Writers at Work also includes a previously unpublished interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Rick Moody, the author of Garden State, The Ice Storm, and Purple America has written a new Introduction.

Synopsis:

Collected here are interviews with the great Beat and Black Mountain writers from the pages of "The Paris Review". In this new compendium, the writers describe their art and lives, creating a unique and fascinating record of their inspirations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375752155
Author:
Paris Review
Publisher:
Modern Library
Editor:
Plimpton, George
Composer:
Moody, Rick
Author:
Moody, Richard
Author:
Plimpton, George
Arranged:
Moody, Rick
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Beat generation
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Black Mountain School (Group of poets)
Subject:
Black Mountain School
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 1 in 1.05 lb

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