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by John Wieners

  • ISBN: 0876857403
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: John Wieners
  • Subcategory: Poetry
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Black Sparrow Pr; Signed edition (April 1, 1988)
  • Pages: 214 pages
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Cultural Affairs in Boston book. Gifted and neglected, John Wieners bedazzled all who encountered his work, and this particular work, putting Wieners into his beloved context, is bound to win over the unacquainted. By banks of the Neponset River lies our house. At night I hear voices of Indian spirits call out to me: "Each year these waters claim a pale face.

John Wieners was an American Beat poet and member of the San .

John Wieners was an American Beat poet and member of the San Francisco Renaissance born in Milton (1934), and died in Boston (2002). Wieners earned a BA from Boston College and studied at Black Mountain College with Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, and Robert Duncan. He later followed Olson, his mentor, to SUNY Buffalo. He published his first book of poetry, The Hotel Wentley Poems (1958), at the age of 24.

In Cultural Affairs in Boston, Wieners writes as a man imbued with the spirit of the City upon a Hill, but .

In Cultural Affairs in Boston, Wieners writes as a man imbued with the spirit of the City upon a Hill, but also with all that is antithetical to Winthrop's town: Wieners recounts dalliances with men behind night-ensconced park statues; jaunts to New York City and elsewhere with fellow libertines; and, of course, drugs ("Our faces show the strain, at. 30. Hah, 30! we'll never see again, why heroin redeems u. ).

John Wieners graduated from Boston College with an . He spent 1955-1956 at Charles Olson's experimental Black Mountain College in North Carolina, studying writing with Robert Creeley and Robert Duncan

John Wieners graduated from Boston College with an . He spent 1955-1956 at Charles Olson's experimental Black Mountain College in North Carolina, studying writing with Robert Creeley and Robert Duncan. Wieners then journeyed to San Francisco where he published his first book, "Hotel Wentley Poems" in 1958, at the age of twenty-four. Wieners returned to Boston in 1959 to be institutionalized, in part because of drug abuse. In 1961 he moved to New York City with the help of a grant from Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Foundation.

In Cultural Affairs in Boston, Wieners writes as a man imbued with the spirit of the City upon a Hill, but also with all that is antithetical to Winthrop's town: Wieners recounts dalliances with men behind night-ensconced park statues; jaunts to New York City. ISBN13:9780876857380.

John Joseph Wieners (January 6, 1934 – March 1, 2002) was an American poet. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, Wieners attended St. Gregory Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts and Boston College High School

John Joseph Wieners (January 6, 1934 – March 1, 2002) was an American poet. Gregory Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts and Boston College High School. From 1950 to 1954, he studied at Boston College, where he earned his . On September 11, 1954 he heard Charles Olson read at the Charles Street Meeting House on Beacon Hill during Hurricane Edna.

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Wieners returned to Boston in 1960 and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. A Book of Prophecies was published in 2007 from Bootstrap Press. In 1961, he moved to New York City and worked as an assistant bookkeeper at Eighth Street Books in 1962-1963, living on the Lower East Side with Herbert Huncke. The manuscript was discovered in the Kent State University archive's collection by poet Michael Carr. It was a journal written by Wieners in 1971, and opens with a poem titled 2007. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow, 1988. In 1961, he moved to New York City and worked as an assistant bookkeeper at Eighth Street Books from 1962-1963, living on the Lower East Side with Herbert Huncke. Wieners’ second book, Ace of Pentacles, was published in 1964. In 1965, after traveling with Olson to the Spoleto Festival and the Berkeley Poetry Conference, he enrolled in the Graduate Program at SUNY Buffalo.



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