Begun before Bukowski died in , Charles Bukowski: Autobiographer, Gender Critic, Iconoclast was the first doctoral dissertation on his. Can anyone tell me their experience of reading Charles Bukowski: Autobiographer, Gender Critic, Iconoclast It’s by David Charlson. Charles Bukowski: Autobiographer, Gender Critic, Iconoclast () is a short book by David Charlson. The project originated at the University of Kansas in the .
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Chapter Two, “Bukowski Among the Autobiographers,” pursues Bukowski’s comprehensive autobiographical project.
Harnessing Timothy Dow Adams’ concept of “strategic lying,” the chapter follows Bukowski’s thinly veiled personae through three stages-first through the attention-getting “Dirty Old Man,” then responding to the attention and re defining himself, finally culminating in “Henry Chinaski,” the hero of Bukowski’s five autobiographical novels. Chapter Three, “Problems of Masculinity: Bukowski’s Bildungsroman, Ham on Rye, shows Chinaski as victim, practitioner, and critic of male gendeer, with the last role figuring into his other work too.
Chapter Four, “Bukowski vs. As general postmodern phenomenon, he blends the democratic accessibility critiv populist writing with the adventurous gesturing of the avant-garde, and the result is direct, daring, truthful, and funny.
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The book’s conclusion, “Summing Up: Giving Bukowski His Due,” predicts that Bukowski will be read far into the 21st century. Buy his books before you buy this one.
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Charles Bukowski disliked academics, as this academic and readable book points out from page one onward of its introduction, “Charles Bukowski vs. Autobiographer, Gender Critic, Iconoclast was the first auttobiographer dissertation on his prose and poetry up to that date, and it is offered now for fans and academics alike-no more need for black-market sales.
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Charles Bukowski: Autobiographer, Gender Critic, Iconoclast
To Give Bukowski His Due. Other editions – View all Charles Bukowski: Charles Bukowski David Charlson No preview available – He earned his Ph.
Hearing rumors that the dissertation on this internationally famous author was fetching quite a price on the Bukowski black market, he decided to offer it through legitimate means.