I want to write and write and write. That act earned him a short stay in the bughouse. Dashiell Hammett killed himself with the time-honored method of too much drink and cigarettes, but then Hammett was a generation older than Brautigan. The only other biographical similarity between the two is that they both lived in San Francisco, albeit during different decades.
Calls Brautigan's poetry "goofy" and "too thin," without substance. The portion of this review regarding Brautigan reads, "Richard Brautigan.
There is less here than meets the eye. So now it's time to lose votes with the Bolinas Crowd that thinks Richard is right on.
Richards tend to be peculiar and losers by name. One could make an interesting list. Anyway, Richards seldom give much away. Brautigan's as goofy as McKuen—another child of the Muses, with a sweet smile. He's read some Patchen, he's read some Creeley.
He writes for kids who eat macrobiotic food and don't know where it is. Like I say, you'd starve to death on these no-cal poems. Or, "Negative Clank" He'd sell a rat's asshole to a blindman for a wedding ring. I'd like to say, Gee, wow, oo-ee-oo, landsakes, that's just very nice. I feel more like Dr.
Benway about to operate: What son of a bitch has cut the plasma with Sani-Flush? Off to a Vic Tanney gym, words! And a few months at the knee of Mr.
Rexroth wouldn't hurt you either. Then, if you insist on coming on quite so simple, do it in a way that might interest people who have listened to the beautiful clarities of Scarlatti and Schubert beyond the Bay Area and the sunshine campuses.
Edited by Carolyn Riley. Gale Research Company,pp. Bokinsky Dictionary of Literary Biography. Edited by Donald J. The following material may be protected under copyright. It is used here for archival, educational, and research purposes, not for commercial gain or public distribution.
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 The title is taken from an Andre Breton poem, and I've sat with that line for a long time.
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