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  Michael McClure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michael McClure, an American poet and playwright, was born in Marysville, Kansas on (October 20, 1932).
McClure, was one of five poets (including Allen Ginsberg) who read at the famous San Francisco Six Gallery reading in 1955.
McClure's works, along with those of Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Lawrence Ferlinghetti are often associated with both the San Francisco Renaissance and the later Beat Generation poets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michael_McClure   (219 words)

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McClureÀÀs two amended counterclaims sought damages against Habitat for intentional discrimination against McClure in not renewing his lease and for refusing to accommodate his handicap to afford him an equal opportunity to use and enjoy his apartment.
McClureÀÀs apartment and management had to force open the lock on the front door.ÀÀ ÁÁClearly, with such evidence presented, the trial court could reasonably have concluded that McClure represented an undesirable tenant independent of his mental handicap.
McClure wished to use this testimony to establish the fact that Habitat was aware of his mental disability at the time it refused to renew his lease.
www.state.il.us /COURT/Opinions/AppellateCourt/1998/1stDistrict/November/WP/1964145.doc   (6906 words)

 Poetry Flash: "Accident & Eternity" #285
Michael McClure is one of the best known of the poets of the Beat Generation.
McClure puts us on notice in the first haiku of the collection that in these poems accident and eternity will be united.
McClure himself has said that "After the Meltdown" is not an attempt at style but a "rare state of being" which "fortunately" he has not often experienced.
www.poetryflash.org /archive.285.Macky.html   (925 words)

 The Beat Page - Michal McClure
Michael McClure was born October 20, 1932 in Marysville, Kansas.
Eventually, McClure travelled to San Francisco and participated in a poetry workshop with Robert Duncan, his earliest experience within the genesis of San Francisco's evolving literary and social movement known as the Beat period.
McClure frequented the usual haunts of the Beats and spent a lot of this time in the Haight-Ashbury district in the mid-1960's where the "hipsters" became the "hippies".
www.rooknet.com /beatpage/writers/mcclure.html   (380 words)

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McClure's attorney at Mandel, Lisa Parsons, entered into settlement discussions with Habitat's attorney, Sanford Kahn, which culminated in an agreed order of settlement whereby Habitat agreed to dismiss the 1992 case, accept past-due rent, and enter into another lease for the seven month period commencing May 1, 1992, and ending December 31, 1992.
McClure takes the position that the right to a jury trial is guaranteed by the provisions of the IHRA and the FHAA and that the trial court erred in denying this right in its order of November 16, 1995.
McClure also contends that the trial court's exclusion of testimony from Lisa Parsons as to conversations she had in connection with the settlement of McClure's 1992 case against Habitat was erroneous.
www.state.il.us /court/OPINIONS/AppellateCourt/1998/1stDistrict/November/HTML/1964145.htm   (6935 words)

 You should know about ... Michael McClure - Entertainment
McClure's writings possess an almost feverish, mystical quality, crying out against rational constraints on the imagination; it recalls the work of Blake, Shelley, Artaud and many of the other writers who were an early inspiration to his poems.
But even more striking is the manner in which McClure is able to augment the mysticism of his poems with a concern for environmentalism and biology that has been at their core since his earliest works.
The critical neglect McClure's work has suffered in the wake of his late-'60s and early-'70s apogee, especially when considered in comparison to Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs and other Beat writers, is unfortunate when one considers the profundity and scope of the writings which he has produced.
www.dailytexanonline.com /media/paper410/news/2005/03/31/Entertainment/You-Should.Know.About.Michael.Mcclure-907485.shtml   (849 words)

 Rockmine Archives: The Doors: Michael McClure Recalls An Old Friend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Michael McClure, the poet, novelist and playwright ('The Beard'), became interested first in Morrison as a thinker, philosopher and poet.
Last year, McClure and Morrison began work on a screenplay adaptation of McClure's novel 'The Adept,' and they spent many days and nights together, working and drinking.
In the parlor of his comfortable home on one of the upper veins of the Haight Ashbury, Michael McClure leafed through Jim Morrison's words and paid tribute, one poet to another.
www.rockmine.music.co.uk /Doors/McClure.html   (1703 words)

 The Beat Goes On / Poet Michael McClure finds plenty of inspiration in Butters Canyon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
McClure and his wife, the widely exhibited sculptor Amy Evans McClure, moved to the Butters Canyon neighborhood five years ago.
McClure was the youngest of the six readers, and was fictionalized as poet Pat McLear in the Jack Kerouac novel "Big Sur." He could drop literary and rock 'n' roll names for as long as the dew drips off the eucalyptus.
McClure's song may have become a TV commercial for Mercedes, but he's never seen it and would never drive one.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/03/16/CM219088.DTL&type=printable   (735 words)

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Michael McClure, poet, essayist and playwright, was born on October 20, 1932 in Marysville, Kansas, but grew up in Seattle, where he was fascinated by nature and wildlife.
McClure and his old friend The Doors' keyboardist Ray Manzarek have appeared with saxophonist David Sanborn on NBC TV performing a jazz rendition of McClure's "Love Lion Blues." He wrote the afterword for Jim Morrison's biography "No One Here Gets Out Alive," and the text for Dennis Hopper's book of photographs.
Today McClure is more active than ever giving performances of his poetry at colleges that range from Stanford and N.Y.U. to theUniversity of Arizona, and from clubs in San Diego and Vancouver to New York's Bottom Line.
www.mysticfire.com /ntsc/archives/bios/NIMcClure.html?cart=982790008917808   (642 words)

 Michael McClure Bibliography
Poems by Michael McClure & Joanna McClure; illustration by Wesley Tanner.
Michael McClure wrote the text, an essay entitled "Noguchi Notes," for this exhibition catalogue.
A poem by Michael McClure with twenty-four lithographs by Robert Graham.
www.emptymirrorbooks.com /mcclure   (1465 words)

 Kerouac.com - McClure
Michael McClure is "a poet of the sensorium coursing in the realms of consciousness, a scholar of the visionary, a professor of beauty, a flashpoint at the intersection of the spiritual and the real." ~ Lewis Mac Adams in L.A. Weekly
I photographed McClure for his poster to announce a reading he was giving.
Beat poet Michael McClure joins Ray Manzarek, composer and former keyboardist of the Doors, in a performance of poetry and music.
www.kerouac.com /cgi-local/cart.pl?db=beats.txt&category=McClure   (350 words)

Michael McClure was born October 20th, 1932 in Marysville, Kansas.
McClure wrote his autobiography, The Mad Club, in the style of Kerouacs 'spontaneous prose', and changed the names of real people in his life to fictional ones(his wife Joanna was renamed Cathy).
The book recalls McClures teenage life in Kansas and his time as literary apprentice in San Francisco before beginning his successful poet and playwright career.
www.tijean.freeserve.co.uk /mcclure.htm   (296 words)

 MetroActive Features | Michael McClure
Michael McClure is a throwback to the late '60s, early '70s.
Michael McClure is flberry brandy to their Amstel Light.
Michael McClure was the James Dean of the Beat poets.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/12.14.00/mcclure-0050.html   (1626 words)

Born 78 years to the day (October 20) after the birth of the French poet Rimbaud, Michael McClure was one of the six poets to read at the famous Six Gallery event in October 1955.
McClure is now an elder statesman of the Beat Generation, a paradoxical state of affairs if you think about it.
McClure wrote the words to a song made popular by Janis Joplin, "Mercedes Benz" and has produced poetry/music pieces with musicians such as Ray Manzarek, the former piano player for The Doors.
www.cosmicbaseball.com /mcclure7.html   (584 words)

 Michael McClure - Poetry Forum, Spring 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Michael McClure has written 16 books of poetry, six collections of essays, two novels and ten plays, including the Obie-winning Josephine the Mouse Singer and the notorious The Beard, shut down by police 14 consecutive nights in Los Angeles.
Michael McClure spent his early life in Kansas and Seattle, where he developed a deep love of poetry and nature.
McClure has written 16 books of poetry, six collections of essays, two novels and ten plays, including the Obie-winning Josephine the Mouse Singer and the notorious play, The Beard, shut down by police 14 consecutive nights in Los Angeles.
www.sunyulster.edu /people/McClure.asp   (506 words)

 Michael McClure Home Page
A measure of McClure's ability to extend his range is the interest in his work expresed by Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, one of the most important scientists of the century.
I'm not in any way dissing poets (myself, John Jacob, and Michael McClure included) when I insist that poetry should not be resrtricted to poets and critics, its fans should include a full spectrum of society, in McClure's case, from Hell's Angels to Nobel Prize winning scientists.
Introduction to the On-Going Considerations of Michael McClure, by John Jacob.
www.thing.net /~grist/l&d/mcclure/mcclure.htm   (410 words)

 Electric Review - Rat on Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This collection by Michael McClure, released last year, is a major work by one of the seminal members of the Beat Generation.
McClure is the most versatile of all the Beats -- an energetic risk taker who has published collections of poetry, novels, songs and award-winning plays since moving west to San Francisco in the 1950s.
In his preface to this book, McClure described its contents as "the energy of consciousness moving vertically on a scroll." PLUM STONES is the continuation of a journey which began with the 2000 release, TOUCHING THE EDGE.
www.electricrev.net /archive/2003/september/poetry1.html   (507 words)

 Mantis 3: Poetry and Performance - All Moments Are One (Interview with Michael McClure)
MCCLURE: What Phil Whalen was saying in 1959—he said it in person, and then wrote me a letter about it—is that in one theory of the haiku, there is an image, a perception, an inspiration.
MCCLURE: If you go to my long poem titled “Dolphin Skull,” you’ll find that “Dolphin Skull” is divided into two sections: “Stanzas in Memory” and “Portrait of the Moment.” In “Stanzas in Memory,” I wanted to go to the unconscious, where Pollock would have gone to in his psychoanalytic drawings.
MCCLURE: I’m interested in poetry that is inspired and in poetry that is of the imagination, and I also respect poetry that is beautiful, or even poems that are ugly.
www.stanford.edu /dept/DLCL/mantis/M3/texts/AllMomentsOne.html   (5074 words)

 Michael McClure, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Phil Whalen, Jack Kerouac
It was the poetry slam to end all slams - Philip Lamantia, Michael McClure, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Phil Whalen, Kenneth Rexroth, and Jack Kerouac.
Michael McClure's can be found in his book "Scratching The Beat Surface".
Next Michael McClure reads "Point Lobos: Animism" and "For the Death of 100 Whales" followed by Philip Whalen reading "Plus Ca Change".  He is followed by Allen Ginsberg that creates a stir as he starts to read "Howl"...
www.bluesforpeace.com /six-poets.htm   (395 words)

 A Marriage of Rock and Poetry / Michael McClure, Ray Manzarek collaborate on film   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Oakland poet and playwright Michael McClure first met pianist Ray Manzarek in 1968, during a recording session for the Doors' classic album ``Waiting for the Sun.'' Doors lead singer Jim Morrison introduced the two, starting a friendship and creative association that has lasted three decades.
Their latest collaboration, ``The Third Mind,'' is a performance video-documentary featuring live concert footage of McClure reading his poems to the mostly improvised rhythms of Manzarek's piano.
McClure is one of the original Beat writers belonging to the movement that included Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Gregory Corso.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/03/19/PK82779.DTL   (802 words)

 Michael McClure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Michael McClure has published numerous books of poetry, plays, two novels and several collections of essays.
Read the article Brautigan's Wake, written by Michael McClure and Peter Manso and published in the May 1995 issue of Vanity Fair.
Michael McClure from The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters by Steven Watson
www.eoiweb.com /brautigan/bios/McClureBio.htm   (568 words)

 Michael McClure, Plant Sciences
After completing his Ph.D. in Entomology/Nematology at the University of California, Davis, Professor McClure spent three years on the faculty at Rutgers University.
He joined the University of Arizona in 1968 where he currently teaches Plant Nematology (PLP 516), and a new course, "Practical Plant Pathology" which is under development for the Fall of 2004.
McClure, M. Neoplastic growths in preparasitic juveniles of Meloidogyne incognita.
ag.arizona.edu /PLS/faculty/mcclure_plp.htm   (180 words)

 Terry Riley & Michael McClure
Its impact was to change the course of 20th Century music and its influence has been heard in the works of prominent composers such as Steve Reich, Philip Glass, John Adams and in the music of rock groups such as The Who, The Soft Machine, Tangerine Dream, Curved Air, and many others.
In 2004 Terry and Michael released their first collaborative album, I LIKE YOUR EYES LIBERTY.
Michael McClure from The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters
www.mundomundo.com /mclure_riley.html   (431 words)

 The Arion Press Catalogue:"Lie, Sit, Stand, Be Still"by Michael McClure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lie, Sit, Stand, Be Still by Michael McClure, with an introduction by the poet, and with twenty-four lithographs and a bronze bas-relief by Robert Graham, 1995.
This long expressionistic poem was written by the Beat Generation poet Michael McClure in response to studies of female nudes by the celebrated sculptor Robert Graham.
Sheet of poem Michael McClure; proof of lithograph by Robert Graham.
www.arionpress.com /catalog/046.htm   (201 words)

 The Beard by Michael McClure
Michael McClure's play, The Beard was first performed on December 18, 1965 at the Actor's Workshop of San Francisco.
The next presentation of the play was at the Fillmore where it was accompanied by a light show by Anthony Martin and rock music blaring from the sound system.
The third and fourth performances of the McClure play took place at The Committee, a San Francisco theatre night club in the North Beach area.
www.warholstars.org /warhol/warhol1/warhol1c/warhol1cl/beard2.html   (341 words)

 LitKicks: Michael McClure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
McClure was born on October 20, 1932 in Marysville, Kansas and grew up in Seattle, where he was fascinated by nature and wildlife and expected to grow up to be a natural scientist.
McClure appears as the handsome and happily-married Pat McLear in Kerouac's novel 'Big Sur,' in which Kerouac raves about McClure's poem 'Dark Brown.'
McClure hung around Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love, playing poetic melodies on his autoharp and participating with Ginsberg and Snyder at the January 1967 Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park.
litkicks.com /People/MichaelMcClure.html   (370 words)

 Larry Keenan - Photos of Freewheelin Frank
Hell's Angel Freewheelin Frank, Michael McClure and George Montana are rehearsing at Michael's place for a local performance.
McClure called me up and said, "Do you want to see Freewheelin, come on over." Freewheelin Frank and I had not seen each other in almost 35 years.
Michael McClure and former Hell's Angel Freewheelin Frank (Frank Reynolds) are posing for me at McClure's house.
mcclure-manzarek.com /freewheelin.html   (460 words)

 Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek - Schedule, Performances, Readings
Michael McClure has contributed several new poems for this event.
Michael McClure, recipient of three Obies, has premiered over 20 plays at the Magic, and the Award-winning Josephine the Mouse Singer.
Michael McClure's new collection of poems, PLUM STONES: CARTOONS OF NO HEAVEN was reviewed by John Aiello in the August issue of the online magazine, The Electric Review.
www.mcclure-manzarek.com /news.html   (687 words)

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