Charles Bukowski Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Charles Bukowski.

  • 4 Biographies
  • 34 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (4)

3,600 words, approx. 13 pages
A prolific and seminal figure in underground literature, Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) is best known for poetry and fiction in which he caustically indicts bourgeois society while celebrating the despe... Read more
1,576 words, approx. 6 pages
The reader of Charles Bukowski's poetry can feel certain of having strong reactions. Anger? The reader does not err if he is furious at the liberties Bukowski takes with content and style. Sympathy? T... Read more
4,170 words, approx. 14 pages
Charles Bukowski , an internationally recognized literary figure, first published a short story, "Aftermath of a Lengthy Rejection Slip," in Story magazine in 1944, when he was twenty-four years old; ... Read more
8,708 words, approx. 30 pages
Charles Bukowski is recognized as an international literary figure. His first poem, "Hello!," celebrating the black driver of a horse-drawn trash wagon, was published in a mimeograph magazine called M... Read more