This sort of life—with all its modest adventures to be found in saloons, motels, booze, and sex—has captivated the adolescent mind for years and these readers are the chief reason bukowski is kept alive at all 8566153116_76fa746179_kjpg charles bukowski was made possible, like many male writers. The thing about bukowski, as opposed to many other writers, is he didn't concern himself with flowery images or beautiful sunsets he totally wrote as if he were speaking to you and celine does that to an extreme but he's so raw and smart that the way he “speaks” is like an insane person trying to spew out. If you were to browse the poetry section of any large bookstore, you would probably find a book or two by each of those critically esteemed, prize-winning poets bukowski's books make up a burly phalanx, with their stark covers and long, lurid titles: “love is a dog from hell” “play the piano drunk like a. I really like bukowski and his rawness although i was wondering who some similar authors are also if there are some a little less dark and depressing that would be good any good recommendations thanks. Films you can quote for cheap giggles down the pub records (vinyl, natch) earn you kudos among a select coterie of like-minded obsessives but nothing probably the most well-thumbed text in the beat writers' canon, kerouac's on the road has been credited with much influence in creating the counter-culture that.
The third thing is that booze and drugs make you feel like shit after the high is over, so therefore you need to do more drugs so you don't feel like shit and the last thing it does, is completely fucks up your long and short term memory, particularly if you're a long time user with bukowski, burroughs. Don't be like so many thousands of people who call themselves writers, don't be dull and boring and pretentious, don't be consumed with self- love the libraries of the world have yawned themselves to sleep over your kind don't add to that don' t do it unless it comes out of your soul like a rocket, unless being still would. What else do readers of charles bukowski read the closer two writers are, the more likely someone will like both of them click on any name to travel along charles bukowski jack kerouac aldous huxley franz kafka albert camus kurt vonnegut george orwell oscar wilde hermann hesse henry miller hunter s. Authors like charles bukowski : #1 monica drake #2 raymond carver #3 richard brautigan #4 howard sounes #5 hubert selby jr #6 fernando pessoa #7 jim car.
Forget the fawning over the literary wunderkind—authors like bukowski and burroughs proved that maturity counts. I was just like: 'fuck you' i was probably 15 or 16 and over the coming years i realized that it was this canonical work, so i tried to return to it, but every time i was just like, 'fuck you' tortorici had a similarly visceral reaction to charles bukowski: i will never forget reading bukowski's post office and.
Lol, i came to appreciate bukowski on my own i've never discussed his work in an academic environment it's not like he's really appreciated in that way anyway i'll agree with you on one point though, it's all subjective in the end you can dismiss him if you want that's up to you but the fact that there are. If you like charles bukowski i recommend john fante, ham on rye, women, post office, factotum.
And are often struggling underground writers, similar to bukowski himself bukowski's main autobiographical figure in these stories, as well as in many of his novels, is henry chinaski, a thinly veiled alter-ego (bukowski's full name was henry charles bukowski, jr and his friends knew him as hank) “lives of quiet. Love bukowski's raw voice lend eileen myles an ear inferno is unlike any novel you've encountered before, but if you're attracted to bukowski's brand of ferocity, myles offers a much-needed feminist alternative quotable line: the poet's life is just so much crenellated waste, nights and days whipping. Hunter s thompson, ernest hemingway, charles bukowski, f scott fitzgerald getty for those who celebrate killer prose with a few killer bottles of prosecco, here are 10 quotes by beloved writers on hangovers “a dusty thudding in his head made the scene before him beat like a pulse his mouth.
The thing about bukowski, as opposed to many other writers, is he didn't concern himself with flowery images or beautiful sunsets he totally wrote as if he were speaking to you and celine does that to an extreme but he's so raw and smart that the way he “speaks” is like an insane person trying to spew out as much venom. Bukowski is a peculiar author his lifestyle can be found in hunter s thompson's work and his lyricism is (more or less) like the one of hemingway. And so on along the way i began to think less and less of bukowski's poetry i saw now that he was deeply indebted, not just to prose writers like saroyan and john fante and thinkers like sartre and nietzsche, but to verse writers like edward field moreover, i didn't care for bukowski as a person my father was a drunk.