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Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. At the forefront of American counter-culture, his Beat Generation writing is widely celebrated. He was born in Germany in 1920 to an American soldier father and a German mother and was brought to the United States at the age of three. He grew up in Los Angeles and lived there for the majority of his life. During his lifetime he published more than forty-five books, including novels such as Factotum and Post Office. He died in 1994 shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.…mehr

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Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. At the forefront of American counter-culture, his Beat Generation writing is widely celebrated. He was born in Germany in 1920 to an American soldier father and a German mother and was brought to the United States at the age of three. He grew up in Los Angeles and lived there for the majority of his life. During his lifetime he published more than forty-five books, including novels such as Factotum and Post Office. He died in 1994 shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.
  • Produktdetails
  • The Canons
  • Verlag: Canongate Books Ltd.
  • Seitenzahl: 368
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. Juni 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 126mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 271g
  • ISBN-13: 9781782116660
  • ISBN-10: 1782116664
  • Artikelnr.: 42294492
Autorenporträt
Bukowski, CharlesCharles Bukowski wurde als Heinrich Karl Bukowski 1920 in Andernach geboren. Sein Vater war ein in Deutschland stationierter GI. Kurz vor Bukowskis drittem Geburtstag zog die Familie in die USA. Nach der Highschool belegte Bukowski Literatur-, Journalistik- und Kunstkurse am Los Angeles City College. Erst Anfang der 70er-Jahre kam der Erfolg als Schriftsteller. Charles Bukowski war mehrmals verheiratet und hat eine Tochter. Am 9. März 1994 starb er nach schwerer Krankheit.Schönherr, JanJan Schönherr, geboren 1979, lebt und arbeitet in München, liebt Katzen, hat aber trotzdem einen Hund. Für seine Übersetzungen wurde er mehrfach ausgezeichnet, unter anderem mit dem Bayerischen Kunstförderpreis in der Sparte Literatur
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"The Walt Whitman of Los Angeles." Joyce Carol Oates