Charles Bukowski

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – Mairch 9, 1994) wis a German-American poet, novelist, an short story writer.

Charles Bukowski
BornHeinrich Karl Bukowski
16 August 1920(1920-08-16)
Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Weimar Republic
Died9 Mairch 1994(1994-03-09) (aged 73)
San Pedro, California, U.S.
ThriftPoet, novelist, short story writer, an columnist
MuivementDirty realism,[1][2] transgressive fiction[3]


  1. Dobozy, Tamas (2001). "In the Country of Contradiction the Hypocrite is King: Defining Dirty Realism in Charles Bukowski's Factotum". Modern Fiction Studies. 47: 43–68. doi:10.1353/mfs.2001.0002.
  2. "Charles Bukowski (criticism)". Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  3. Donnelly, Ben. "The Review of Contemporary Fiction: Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life by Howard Sounces". Dalkey Archive Press at the University of Illinois. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2008-10-11. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)