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Syncopations : Beats, New Yorkers, and writers in the dark, James Campbell

Label
Syncopations : Beats, New Yorkers, and writers in the dark
Title
Syncopations
Title remainder
Beats, New Yorkers, and writers in the dark
Statement of responsibility
James Campbell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This compulsively readable collection of profiles and essays by James Campbell, tied together by a beguiling autobiographical thread, proffers unique observations on writers and writing in the post-1950s period. Campbell considers writers associated with the New Yorker magazine, including John Updike, William Maxwell, Truman Capote, and Jonathan Franzen. Continuing his longterm engagement with African American authors, he offers an account of his legal battle with the FBI over James Baldwin's file and a new profile of Amiri Baraka. He also focuses on the Beat poets Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsbe
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Campbell, James
Dewey number
810.9/97471
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS221
LC item number
.C33 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Campbell, James
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Beats (Persons)
  • Authors, Scottish
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Campbell, James
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Authors, Scottish
  • Beats (Persons)
  • Intellectual life
  • New York (State)
Label
Syncopations : Beats, New Yorkers, and writers in the dark, James Campbell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: NEW YORK NEW YORKERS; 1. Sunshine and Shadows: A Profile of John Updike; 2. Updike's Village Sex; 3. William Maxwell's Lives; 4. Notes from a Small Island: A Profile of Shirley Hazzard; 5. Love, Truman: Capote's Letters and Stories; 6. Franzen, Oprah, and High Art; 7. Drawing Pains: A Profile of Art Spiegelman; 8. Listening in the Dark: A Profile of William Styron; PART II: THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE; 9. I Heard It through the Grapevine: James Baldwin and the FBI; 10. The Island Affair: Richard Wright's Unpublished Last Novel
  • 11. The Man Who Cried: John A. Williams12. All That Jive: Stanley Crouch; 13. Love Lost: Toni Morrison; 14. The Rhetoric of Rage: A Profile of Amiri Baraka; PART III: SYNCOPATIONS; 15. High Peak Haikus: A Profile of Gary Snyder; 16. Between Moving Air and Moving Ocean: Thom Gunn and Gary Snyder; 17. Was That a Real Poem?: Robert Creeley; 18. Fifty Years of "Howl"; 19. Personal/Political: A Profile of Edmund White; 20. To Beat the Bible: A Profile of J.P. Donleavy; 21. The Making of a Monster: Alexander Trocchi; 22. Travels with RLS; Coda: Boswell and Mrs. Miller; A Memoir of Two Tongues
Control code
847616936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941083
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszh2k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847616936
Label
Syncopations : Beats, New Yorkers, and writers in the dark, James Campbell
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: NEW YORK NEW YORKERS; 1. Sunshine and Shadows: A Profile of John Updike; 2. Updike's Village Sex; 3. William Maxwell's Lives; 4. Notes from a Small Island: A Profile of Shirley Hazzard; 5. Love, Truman: Capote's Letters and Stories; 6. Franzen, Oprah, and High Art; 7. Drawing Pains: A Profile of Art Spiegelman; 8. Listening in the Dark: A Profile of William Styron; PART II: THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE; 9. I Heard It through the Grapevine: James Baldwin and the FBI; 10. The Island Affair: Richard Wright's Unpublished Last Novel
  • 11. The Man Who Cried: John A. Williams12. All That Jive: Stanley Crouch; 13. Love Lost: Toni Morrison; 14. The Rhetoric of Rage: A Profile of Amiri Baraka; PART III: SYNCOPATIONS; 15. High Peak Haikus: A Profile of Gary Snyder; 16. Between Moving Air and Moving Ocean: Thom Gunn and Gary Snyder; 17. Was That a Real Poem?: Robert Creeley; 18. Fifty Years of "Howl"; 19. Personal/Political: A Profile of Edmund White; 20. To Beat the Bible: A Profile of J.P. Donleavy; 21. The Making of a Monster: Alexander Trocchi; 22. Travels with RLS; Coda: Boswell and Mrs. Miller; A Memoir of Two Tongues
Control code
847616936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941083
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszh2k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847616936

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