Kenneth Rexroth was born in South Bend, Indiana and frequently moved around the Midwest during his childhood. He led a tumultuous life that included being orphaned at 14, constant traveling both in the US and abroad, intense political activism, and four marriages.
Mary Rexroth was born on July 26, 1950 in San Francisco, California, USA as Mary Delia Andree Rexroth. She is an actress and director. Trivia (2) Daughter of noted Anerican poet Kenneth Rexroth. Attended the University of California at Santa Barbara before dropping out to study ballet. Personal Quotes (3) (on acting in adult films) A lot of chicks claim they're in it for the money. But there a.
Kenneth Rexroth was an American poet who helped found the San Francisco Renaissance during the late 1940s. He has frequently been associated with the Beat Movement, and served as a mentor and friend to many Beat poets. Rexroth began publishing poems in magazines during the '20s, and his work frequently focused on nature, radical politics, love, and erotica.Kenneth Rexroth was born on December 22, 1905 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth. He was married to Carol Tinker, Marthe Larsen, Marie Kass and Andree Dutcher. He died on June 6, 1982 in Montecito, California, USA. Spouse (4) Carol Tinker (1974 - 6 June 1982) ( his death) Marthe Larsen (June 1958 - 1961) ( divorced) ( 2 children) Marie Kass (6 June 1940 - 13.Category: Kenneth Rexroth. I was rather surprised, and not pleasantly so, by Rexroth’s selection of poems in One Hundred Poems from the Japanese. This is the first collection of Japanese poems, or Chinese poems for that matter, I’ve ever read that contained so many “love” poems. This poem by “The Mother of the Commander Michitsuna” seems rather typical of a considerable number of.
Rexroth was born Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Charles Rexroth, a pharmaceuticals salesman, and Delia Reed. His childhood was troubled by his father's alcoholism and his mother's chronic illness. Rexroth was homeschooled by his mother, and by age four he was reading widely in the Classics. His mother died in 1916 and his father in 1918, after which he went.Read More
Kenneth Rexroth. 1905-1982. Rexroth is regarded as the first popular anarchist poet in America. He is particularly famous for his translations of Chinese and Japanese poetry and his love poems. Born on December 22nd 1905 in South Bend, Indiana, Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth was orphaned at the age of 14. Subsequently Rexroth lived with his aunt in Chicago. Expelled from high school he gave.Read More
Kenneth Rexroth wrote in the tradition of contemplative, mystical, visionary, philosophical, and prophetic poets such as William Butler Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Walt Whitman, William Blake, Dante.Read More
Arguably one of the most talented and respected artists of his generation, Kenneth Rexroth was not only a venerated poet, but an essayist, literary critic, translator and painter. Perhaps most significantly, Rexroth was considered the instigator of The San Francisco Renaissance. “The Signature of All Things” serves as an ode to the artist, documenting a night of tribute on his 100th.Read More
Kenneth Rexroth. Contributor. BIOGRAPHY. Poet, writer, and painter. Special Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara. Author of Classics Revisited and others. Primary Contributions (1) Literature. Literature, a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived.Read More
Kenneth Rexroth. December 22, 1905, marks the birthday of Bohemian poet Kenneth Rexroth, who was born in South Bend, Indiana. His father was a wholesale drug salesman, and Rexroth was offered a position in the business that would eventually have catapulted him to a top executive spot. He considered the offer for several days before finally turning it down in favor of pursuing a career as an.Read More
Kenneth Rexroth (1905-1982), poet, critic, and translator, is also noted for his translations from the Chinese and Japanese. Widely prolific, he helped usher in the Beat movement in the 1950s and is widely considered to have invented the idea of San Francisco as a center of literary innovation. David Mulroy is Associate Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics.Read More
The U.S. painter, essayist, poet, and translator Kenneth Rexroth was an early champion of the beat movement (see Beat Generation). He is best known for his poetry. Born on Dec. 22, 1905, in South Bend, Ind., Rexroth was largely self-educated. He spent much of his youth traveling in the western United States, organizing and speaking for unions. His early poetry was experimental, but his later.Read More
Rexroth is regarded as the first popular anarchist poet in America. He is particularly famous for his translations of Chinese and Japanese poetry and his love poems. Born on December 22nd 1905 in South Bend, Indiana, Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth was orphaned at the age of 14. Subsequently Rexroth lived with his aunt in Chicago. Expelled from.Read More