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The collected writings of Joe Brainard /

An artist associated with the New York School of poets, Joe Brainard (1942-1994) was a wonderful writer whose one-of-a-kind autobiographical work "I Remember" has had a wide and growing influence. It is joined in this major new retrospective with many other pieces that for the first time present... Full description

Main Author: Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994.
Other Authors: Padgett, Ron, 1942-, Auster, Paul, 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Library of America : 2012
Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Group (USA),
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Contents: Editor's preface /by Ron Padgett --Introduction /by Paul Auster --I remember --Self-portrait.Self-portrait on Christmas night --Back in Tulsa again --Saturday July 21st 1962 --Diary Aug. 4th-15th --The China Sea --Picnic or yonder comes the blue --A true story --I like ["A happy glory to sky!"] --I like ["I Joe"] --The people --Andy Warhol :Andy do it --The man --Marge --Johnny --Nancy ["It was coffee time"] --Nancy ["Nancy was always handing me"] --May dye --Colgate dental cream --Brunswick stew --Sick art --Sunday, July the 30th, 1964 --Saturday, December the 11th, 1965 --Van Gogh --People of the world :relax! --Ron Padgett --January 26th, 1967 --Pat --August 29th, 1967 --Jamaica 1968 --What is money? --Little-known facts about people --Diary 1969 --Diary 1969 (continued) --Sex --A special diary --Some drawings of some notes to myself --Death --Autobiography --Some train notes --Diary 1970-71 --December 22, 1970 --1970 --Queer bars --Art --Short story --Life ["When I stop and think"] --Rim of the desert --How to be alone again --Bolinas Journal --Wednesday, July 7th, 1971 --Selections from "Vermont journal :1971" --Fear --White spots --My favorite quotations --Selections from "Self-portrait :1971" --from N.Y.C. journals :1971-1972 --Friday, June 16th, 1972 --Tuesday, July 11th, 1972 --What I did this summer --Washington D.C. journal 1972 --The gay way --Matches --Self-portrait (as a writer) if I was old and fat and wore hats --Dirty prose --Fantastic dream I had last night! --If --The friendly way --The friendly way (continued) --If I was God --Ponder this --Grandmother --Night --Neck --30 one-liners --The cigarette book --Poem ["Sometimes"] --No story --Journals --Before I die --Right now --Life ["The life of a human being is"] --Stoned again --A depressing thought --Thirty --Ten imaginary still lifes --from 29 Mini-essays --The outer banks --Towards a better life (eleven exercises) --Twenty-three mini-essays --Religion --Out in the Hamptons --Nothing to write home about --A state of the flowers report --Jimmy Schuyler :a portrait --January 13th --Interviews.The Joe Brainard interview /by Tim Dlugos --An interview with Joe Brainard /by Anne Waldman.
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