Brautigan > Frequently Asked Questions
This node of the American Dust website provides comprehensive answers to frequently asked questions about Richard Brautigan's life and writings. Use the menu tabs below to learn more.
Who was Richard Brautigan
Richard Gary Brautigan (1935-1984) was an American writer popular during the late 1960s and early 1970s and is often noted for using humor and emotion to propel a unique vision of hope and imagination. The "Biography" node provides comprehensive information about Brautigan's life and family. LEARN more.
Who controls the literary rights to Brautigan's writing?
THE most frequently asked question is "Who controls the literary rights to Brautigan's writing?"
All rights to all works by Richard Brautigan are controlled by the Brautigan Estate. For questions regarding literary rights contact Salky Literary Agency (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
As a bibliographical note and NOT advice about literary rights . . . the copyright statement for Brautigan's poetry collection All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace reads "Permission is granted to reprint any of these poems in magazines, books and newspapers if they are given away free."
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What kind of writings did Brautigan publish?
Richard Brautigan published novels, collections of poetry, short stories, and non-fiction pieces. He also recorded a record album.
The "Novels" node provides comprehensive information about Brautigan's published, and one unpublished novels. LEARN more.
The "Poetry" node provides comprehensive information about Brautigan's published but uncollected and unpublished poetry, as well as a Poetry Title Index. LEARN more.
The "Stories" node provides comprehensive information about Brautigan's collected, uncollected, and unpublished stories, as well as a Stories Title Index. LEARN more.
The "Non-Fiction" node provides comprehensive information about Brautigan's non-fiction writings, essays, reviews, promotional blurbs, letters, and papers. LEARN more.
The "Recordings" node provides information about Brautigan's record album Listening to Richard Brautigan, a recording he made of his poem "Love's Not the Way to Treat a Friend" with the band Mad River, and more. LEARN more.
Where do I find reviews of Brautigan's works?
The node for each of Brautigan's published books offers information about the reviews of that work.
A summary listing of all reviews of can be found on the Bibliography node, along with critiques concerning his place in American literature. LEARN more.
Have Brautigan's works been turned into movies?
The "Screenplays" node provides comprehensive information about screenplays associated with works by Richard Brautigan. LEARN more.
Who are the women on the covers of Brautigan's books?
Trout Fishing in America
Please Plant This Book
In Watermelon Sugar
The Pill versus The Springhill Mine Disaster
Michaela Blake-Grand and Ianthe Brautigan
Rommel Drives On Deep into Egypt
Revenge of the Lawn
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