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The living underground : a prose anthology
Fox, Hugh, 1932-2011.
Publication Information:
Troy, N.Y. : Whitston Pub. Co., 1999.
Physical Description:
416 pages ; 24 cm
Reading Level:
1240 Lexile.
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PS659 .L59 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Fox (literature, emeritus, Michigan State U.), himself a part of the loose post-Beat literary movement he calls the Invisible Generation, presents selections from the work of 33 unheralded writers of the past 40 years, including himself. A brief biography is included for each author. The material for the collection has been previously published in little magazines and small literary press publications.

Author Notes

Hugh Fox is Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University and recently retired after 43 years of teaching. He began his teaching career at the University of Illinois, continued at Loyola-Marymount in Los Angeles and then spent 31 years at Michigan State University. He was a Founding Father of COSMEP, the international organization of independent publishers. Fox was either on the Board of Directors or Chairman of the Board of COSMEP for most of its 30 year existence.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Bruce Andrewsp. 8
Ascher/Straus/The Ascher-Straus Collective/Sheila Ascher and Dennis Strausp. 15
Blythe Aynep. 30
John Bennettp. 37
Jerry Bumpusp. 60
Stanley Bernep. 72
Geoffrey Cookp. 86
Bill Costleyp. 105
John (formerly Gene) Detrop. 116
Albert (Bud) Drakep. 134
Charles Fosterp. 144
Hugh Foxp. 167
Robert Foxp. 174
John Jacobp. 180
Curt Johnsonp. 184
Ronald Koertgep. 205
Henry J. Kornp. 216
Richard Kostelanetzp. 241
Diane Kruchkowp. 256
Duane Lockep. 262
Gerald Locklinp. 265
Jack Michelinep. 285
Richard Morrisp. 290
George Myers, Jr.p. 311
Stanley Nelsonp. 318
Charles Pottsp. 339
Holly Pradop. 360
Henry H. Rothp. 367
Harry Smithp. 376
H. L. Van Bruntp. 386
Millie Mae Wicklundp. 395
A. D. Winansp. 399
Arlene Zekowskip. 409