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Richard Kostelanetz

Richard KostelanetzAKA Richard Cory Kostelanetz

Born: 14-May-1940
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Artist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Prodigious avant-garde artist and author

Father: Boris Kostelanetz (brother of André Kostelanetz)
Mother: Ethel Cory

    University: BA American Civilization, Brown University (1962)
    University: MA American History, Columbia University (1966)
    University: King's College London (1964-65, on a Fulbright)

    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Fulbright 1964
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1967
    NEA Fellowship Book Art 1985

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Author of books:
The Theatre of Mixed Means (1968)
Master Minds (1969)
Visual Language (1970)
In the Beginning (1971, novel)
Recyclings, Volume One (1974)
The End of Intelligent Writing: Literary Politics in America (1974, criticism)
I Articulations/Short Fictions (1974)
Openings & Closings (1975)
Portraits from Memory (1975)
Constructs (1975)
Illuminations (1977)
One Night Stood (1977)
Wordsand (1978)
Constructs Two (1978)
And So Forth (1979)
Exhaustive Parallel Intervals (1979)
"The End" Appendix/"The End" Essentials (1979)
Twenties in the Sixties (1979)
Metamorphosis in the Arts (1980)
More Short Fictions (1980)
Reincarnations (1981)
The Old Poetries and the New (1981)
Autobiographies (1981)
American Imaginations (1983)
Epiphanies (1983)
Recyclings: A Literary Autobiography (1984)
Autobiographien New York Berlin (1986)
Prose Pieces/Aftertexts (1987)
The Old Fictions and the New (1987)
Conversing with Cage (1988)
On Innovative Music(ian)s (1989)
Unfinished Business: An Intellectual Nonhistory, 1963-89 (1990)
The New Poetries and Some Olds (1991)
Politics in the African-American Novel (1991, criticism)
Solos, Duets, Trios & Choruses (1991)
Published Encomia 1967-91 (1991)
On Innovative Art(ist)s (1992)
Wordworks: Poems New & Selected (1993)
A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (1993)
On Innovative Performance(s) (1994)
Minimal Fictions (1994)
An ABC of Contemporary Reading (1995)
Fillmore East: Recollections of Rock Theater (1995)
One Million Words of Booknotes, 1959-93 (1995)
Radio Writing (1995)
Crimes of Culture (1995)
John Cage Ex(plain)ed (1996)
Thirty-Five Years of Critical Engagements with John Cage (1996)
Ecco Kosti (1996)
Vocal Shorts: Collected Performance Texts (1998)
3-Element Stories (1998)
Political Essays (1999)
SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony (2003)
Autobiographies at 60 (2004)
Thirty-Five Years of Visible Writing (2004)
Film & Video: Alternative Views (2005)
Ghosts (2005)
More Wordworks (2006)
Autobiographies at 50 (2006)
Home & Away: Travel Essays (2006)
Book-Art, Anthologies, & Alternative Publishing (2006)
On Sports & Sportsmen (2006)
The Maturity of American Thought (2006)

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