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Title
  • Be brave to things : the uncollected poetry and plays of Jack Spicer / edited and with an introduction by Daniel Katz.
Author
Spicer, Jack,
Publication
  • Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2021]
  • ©2021

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Additional Authors
Katz, Daniel,
Description
xl, 351 pages; 21 cm.
Series Statement
  • Collected works of Jack Spicer ; volume 2
  • Wesleyan poetry
Uniform Title
  • Wesleyan poetry.
  • Works. Selections
Alternative Title
Works.
Genre/Form
  • Drama.
  • Poetry.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: THE POEMS BEGINNINGS: COLLECTED POEMS 1945 -- 1946 -- To Josephine Miles -- "Within the world of little shapes and sounds ..." -- The Bridge Game -- "After the ocean, shattering with equinox ..." -- At Slim Gordon's -- "Among the coffee cups and soup tureens walked beauty ..." -- The Chess Game -- 4 A.M. -- Berkeley Spring -- Ash Wednesday -- Palm Sunday -- To the Semanticists -- Karma -- Chinoiserie -- A Poem for a Restless Night -- "I saw a thunder-blossomed tree ..." -- Berkeley Summer -- Berkeley in a Time of Plague -- A Girl's Song -- "A green wind rose in cones and shook our town ..." -- "The unrejected bronze lies slowly in my hall ..." -- "I do not see the morning traveller ..." -- A New Testament -- "The long wind drives the rain around me now ..." -- EARLY POEMS: LOS ANGELES, BERKELEY, MINNEAPOLIS, SAN FRANCISCO -- "We bring these slender cylinders of song ..." -- "There is an inner nervousness in virgins ..." -- Hospital Scenes I: Penicillin -- Hospital Scenes II: Evening Visitors -- An Arcadia for Dick Brown -- Mr. J. Josephson, on a Friday Afternoon -- Ars Poetica -- "Come watch the love balloon ..." -- The Bridge Game -- "Hereafter ..." -- "There is a road somewhere ..." -- Riddle No. 1 -- Riddle No. 2 -- "The avenues of flame ..." -- Eucalyptus Leaves -- "A pulse, a quiet lengthening of breath ..." -- A Poem for Nine Hours -- "The screamless voice ..." -- The Inheritance: Palm Sunday -- A Heron for Mrs. Altrocchi -- Re A Poem for Josephine Miles -- Breakfast / Realestate / Busfare -- Orgy, Porgy Pumpernickel, and Pie -- Wham, Bam -- "We who have wept at the shrine of the bloodless Apollo ..." -- "And every boy and girl has a lover ..." -- "Capone in the springtime ..." -- "If I could hear some whisperings ..." -- "If autumn was a time for love ..." -- "This angry maze of bone and blood ..." -- A Night in Four Parts -- "The sea is a mirror ..." -- Nunc, In Pulvere Dormio -- "The world I felt this winter ..." -- "Look / The king is on the stage" -- "This is June ..." -- "Flesh fails like words ..." -- "It was so cold a night ..." -- At a Party -- Remembering You, I Leave the Music of the Inner Room -- "The forward wept ..." -- On Falling into Your Eyes -- Lost Ulysses -- "The old moon is still rolling ..." -- "You are made out of porcelain and black ink ..." -- "Songs From An Enormous Birdcage ..." -- To a Certain Painter -- "I wonder where Orpheus has been ..." -- "We were talking ..." -- "The laughing lady ..." -- "We are too tired to live like lions ..." -- "Whenever I love ..." -- "The new Aeneas ..." -- "At the sound of Apollo ..." -- "You thought ..." -- Dardenella -- A Translation of George's Translation of "Spleen" from "Les Fleurs du Mai" (Die Blumen Des Bosen) -- "When your body brushed against me ..." -- Coffee-Time -- Lives of the Philosophers: Diogenes -- The Trojan Wars Renewed: A Capitulation, or The Dunkiad -- The Panther -- After Rilke -- All Hallows Eve -- Midnight at Bareass Beach -- "The audience was sad to see ..." -- Christmas Eve: 1952 -- A Prayer for Pvt. Graham Mackintosh on Halloween -- Epiloque in Another Language -- "These woods, so fit for emperors ..." -- "As if a Chinese vase ..." -- Imaginary Elegies I -- IV (Early Version) -- MANHATTAN AND BOSTON: 1955 -- 1956 -- Manhattan -- "White as southern blindness ..." -- "When the moon comes out ..." -- Central Park West -- "And no one is around to see my tears ..." -- "Easy on squeezing ..." -- Orpheus Was A Poet -- Hell -- The Waves -- "If I had invented homosexuality ..." -- Translator -- "Goodnight. I want to kill myself ..." -- SAN FRANCISCO AND BERKELEY: 1956 -- 1965 -- For Kids -- Sonnet Exercise -- Buster Keaton's Shadow -- "The boy ..." -- "They are going on a journey ..." -- "Hmm. Tahiti ..." -- "I feel a black incubus ..." -- "It was like making love to my shadow ..." -- Romance Sonambulo -- A Poem Against Dada & The White Rabbit -- The Clock Jungle -- "Ridiculous is a word ..." -- "Hunters in the great Southwest ..." -- For Bob -- For Tom -- For Jerry -- "An island / Is a herd of reindeer ..." -- "And he said there are trails ..." -- "Dear Russ ..." -- Vistas: On Visiting Spinoza's Grave -- Lamp -- Carmen -- Opera -- Mazurka for the Girls Who Brought Me Tranquilizers -- The Birds -- Song For A Raincoat -- Birthday Pool -- Poet -- "Three little waves ..." -- Hotel -- "No daring shadows ..." -- The Pipe of Peace -- "Billy came into the bar ..." -- "This poem has to do ..." -- Hokkus "Big, up there ..." -- "Past / Remembering ..." -- "Loving you ..." -- "Bitterness ..." -- "It is time to clean my house ..." -- "Sure / Eurydice is dead ..." -- "In- / Visible zombies ..." -- "The skull is not the bones ..." -- "Lack of Oxygen puzzles the air ..." -- "Down to new beaches ..." -- "The slobby sea ..." -- Last Hokku -- Jacob -- "Mar -- tar -- dumbs -- ville ..." -- "At the back of the age ..." -- "I make difficulties ..." -- "A hokku is something ..." -- "No one can rescue anyone from hell ..." -- "In the smallest corner of words ..." -- "What I miss ..." -- "Get away zombie ..." -- "Saying love ..." -- "Extend it in words ..." -- "Hell, / If you have a horror ..." -- "No real resting place ..." -- "You have to make moral decisions ..." -- "A million carpenters ..." -- "It is as if I Love had wings ..." -- Hokku -- "It is impossible to stop ..." -- Blood and Sand -- An Exercise -- For Major General Abner Doubleday Inventor of Baseball and First American President of the Theosophical Society -- "Daily waste washed by the tides ..." -- Shark Island -- Stinson -- For B. W. -- For B. W. II -- For B. W III -- "It's dark all night ..." -- "Love has five muscles ..." -- "Thank you all for your fine funeral ..." -- "Jesus came to me in a dream ..." -- "Orpheus / Purposes ..." -- Against Corso -- Spider Music -- For Harris -- For Harris II -- Ch'ang Ch'eng -- "Be brave to things ..." -- "With fifteen cents ..." -- A New Poem (Texts and Fragments) -- The Plays Young Goodman Brown: A Morality Play -- Pentheus and the Dancers: An Adaptation -- Troilus.
Call Number
JFD 22-213
ISBN
  • 9780819578150
  • 0819578150
LCCN
  • 2021033102
  • 40030815240
OCLC
1240413533
Author
Spicer, Jack, author.
Title
Be brave to things : the uncollected poetry and plays of Jack Spicer / edited and with an introduction by Daniel Katz.
Publisher
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2021]
Copyright Date
©2021
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Wesleyan poetry
Collected works of Jack Spicer ; volume 2
Wesleyan poetry.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary
"The previously uncollected poems and plays of a renowned poet of the San Francisco Renaissance"-- Provided by publisher.
Added Author
Katz, Daniel, editor, writer of introduction.
Other Form:
Online version: Spicer, Jack. Be brave to things Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2021] 9780819578167 (DLC) 2021033103
Other Standard Identifier
40030815240
Research Call Number
JFD 22-213
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