Charles Bukowski | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Gerald Locklin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Charles Bukowski.
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Critical Essay by Gerald Locklin

SOURCE: A review of Dangling in the Tournefortia, in The American Book Review, Vol. 4, No. 5, July-August, 1982, p. 6.

In the following essay, Locklin praises Bukowski's work and declares that he is "undeniably a chronicler of politically significant phenomena. "

Let me at once admit my bias: I think Bukowski is a writer of at least the stature of a Henry Miller. I also think he has been mistreated—or treated to a conspiracy of silence—by the American literary establishment and by factions outside the establishment as well. But he hasn't gone away. To the contrary, he and his American and European publishers have prospered. Films of his work are beginning to appear in Europe, where he seems to have become one of the best known, if not the best known, of contemporary American writers. A...

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