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Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist


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Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist - Olson, Kirby
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Gregory Corso is the most intensely spiritual of the Beat generation poets and still by far the least explored. The virtue of Kirby Olson s "Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist "is that it is the first book to place all of Corso s work in a philosophical perspective, concentrating on Corso as a poet torn between a static Catholic Thomist viewpoint and that of a progressive surrealist.While Corso is a subject of great controversyhis work often being seen as nihilistic and wildly comicOlson argues that Corso s poetry, in fact, ...

Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist 2002, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809324477