DRAF presents its 11th annual Evening of Performances, at s Art Deco music venue the O2 Forum Kentish Town, with an exciting programme of live works that range across performance art, spoken word, dance, comedy and music.
Also provides some biographical and bibliographical information. Brautigan's imaginative reconstructions of reality also include such recollections of his youth as "The Chinese Checkers Players" and "A Childhood Spent in Tacoma. A brief review, noting the crispness of the book as a whole, even while the individual poems lack rationality.
Says the book speaks to the potential evolution of Brautigan's poetic method.
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Individuals using this material should respect the author's rights in any use of this material. He married Virginia Dionne Adler, from whom he is now divorced, on 8 Juneand he has a daughter, Ianthe.
He is often categorized as one of the San Francisco Poets. Brautigan was poet-in-residence at California Institute of Technology in and received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in He maintains no single place of residence, claiming San Francisco, Montana, and Tokyo as homes.
He lives a secluded life, despite his wide-spread popularity, often retreating to his home in Montana. He began his writing career as a poet, gained most of his acclaim from his novels, and became a cult hero with Trout Fishing in America I used poetry as a lover but I never made her my old lady.
Many readers consider him a master of the simile and metaphor because he is able to link seemingly unrelated ideas and concepts. In precise, lucid words, Brautigan encourages the reader neither to pry deeply nor to overinterpret. As Robert Kern notes, Brautigan's style is like that of William Carlos Williams, with a "Poetics of Primitivism" that "does not look like literature and is not meant to.
Tony Tanner, although focusing more on Brautigan's novels than his poetry, finds Brautigan's achievement in his "magically delicate verbal ephemera. Deliberately using poetry as a stimulating "lover," he experiments with his sensations, tests his emotions, and observes external reality, with the ulterior motive of grasping language at its most elementary level and recording his gut responses.
His creative imagination is constantly at work as he looks at life in terms of analogies; one form of experience, or one particular observation, is like something else.
The poet imposes his unique order on the world's chaos as he sees life in a new way, giving meaning to the meaningless.Close Join the mailing list. Welcome to the online mailing list for David Roberts Art Foundation.
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Confessional poetry. Like almost all of Aristotle’s recommendations in the Poetics, the unity of action is grounded in what a hypothetical viewer is likely to see and, more important, to believe. Cathryn Meyer, a graduate student at the University of Texas in Austin and this year's Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellow, will present a lecture on "Confessional Poetics of the Body in Late Medieval Literature," at 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, in the Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library, on the University of Rochester's River Campus. The following is a list of literary terms; that is, those words used in discussion, classification, criticism, and analysis of poetry, novels, and picture books.