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Dream Time
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Dream Time

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Dream Time by Geoffrey O'Brien

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Sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll: the exhilarating but deranging American 1960's, captured in a classic . Dazzling, innovative, and courageous, Dream Time plunges the reader deep into the sensibility of the '60's in a wonderful display of cultural archaeology. Far from being an unqualified celebration of the era, it is a deliberate experiment, combining the genres of memoir, novel, and cultural history in order to convey the complex impact of the late '60's counterculture. When Dream Time was published in 1988, it won Geoffrey O'Brien a Whiting Writer's Award. Previous books on the subject had focused primarily on media icons such as Bob Dylan, John Lennon, or Andy Warhol; Dream Time shifts the focus to the ways in which the psychedelic and countercultural currents of the era played themselves out in younger and more marginal lives. If you lived it, but never really came to grips with it; if you missed it but wish you hadn't--this is the book that tells it, at last, like it really was.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781582431918
ISBN-10: 1582431914
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 126mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Counterpoint
Publisher: Counterpoint
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Geoffrey O'Brien

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations by Geoffrey O'Brien Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, Hardback (November 2012)

Ten years in the making, the eighteenth edition of the longest-lived and bestselling collection of quotations in history introduces hundreds of new quotations from writers all over the world.

Bartlett's Poems for Occasions by Geoffrey O'Brien Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, Hardback (September 2004)

This title offers a collection of the world's greatest poems, organised for every occasion, public and private, from birth to death and everything in between.

Browser's Ecstasy by Geoffrey O'Brien Browser's Ecstasy, Paperback (March 2003)

A prose poem about reading, this is a playful, epigrammatic nocturne upon the dream-state one falls into when "lost in a book," and the uncanny, trance-like pleasure of making silent marks on paper utter sounds inside one's head.

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Author Biography - Geoffrey O'Brien

Geoffrey O'Brien is the author of Floating City: Selected Poems 1978-1995, The Phantom Empire, Dream Time, and other books. Executive editor of The Library of America, he also edited The Reader's Catalog.

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