Weissner, Carl.

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Carl Weissner (1940- ), German writer and translator of experimental fiction, published the avantgarde newspaper, Klactoveedsedsteen (1965-1969), and established a Beat Generation scene in Germany after living in New York and San Francisco between 1968 and 1970. Weissner translated the works of various avantgarde authors, including William Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Nelson Algren, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Lowry, Harold Norse, Jack Micheline, Andy Warhol, Denton Welch and Frank Zappa. Weissner’s own books of experimental fiction include So Who Owns Death TV? (1967 with William Burroughs and Claude Pélieu), The Braille Film (1970), The Louis Project (1970 with Jan Herman), Cut Up or Shut Up (1972 with Jan Herman and Jürgen Ploog), and Burroughs (1994 with Michael Köhler).

From the guide to the Carl Weissner Archive, 1965-1973, (Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections)

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creatorOf Carl Weissner Archive, 1965-1973 Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections
creatorOf Bukowski, Charles. The star : 3 poems, 1996 / Charles Bukowski ; gouaches by Klaus Zylla. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Pelieu, Claude. Claude Pelieu collection, 1953-1974. Arizona State University Libraries
referencedIn Literary Correspondence and Manuscripts Collection, undated, 1835-1990 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Papers, 1920-1983. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Klactoveedsedsteen. Klactoveedsedsteen Records, 1965-1969. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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associatedWith Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. person
associatedWith Beach, Mary, 1919- person
associatedWith Beiles, Sinclair Simon Maurice person
associatedWith Belart, Gerard person
associatedWith Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 person
associatedWith Blazek, Douglas, 1941- person
associatedWith Bukowski, Charles person
associatedWith Bukowski, Charles. person
associatedWith Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 person
associatedWith Choudhuri, Pradip person
associatedWith Clays, Gino person
associatedWith Di Prima, Diane person
associatedWith Dowden, George person
associatedWith Georgakas, Dan person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 person
associatedWith Gysin, Brion person
associatedWith Herman, Jan, 1942- person
associatedWith Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 person
associatedWith Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995 person
associatedWith Klactoveedsedsteen. corporateBody
associatedWith Knowles, Alison, 1933- person
associatedWith Manganotti, Donatella person
associatedWith Norse, Harold person
associatedWith Nuttall, Jeff person
associatedWith Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006 person
associatedWith Pelieu, Claude. person
associatedWith University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut Libraries. corporateBody
associatedWith Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998 person
associatedWith Williams, Heathcote person
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Fluxus (Group of artists)


Birth 1940

Death 2012-01-24




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