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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his His work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, minimalistic, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] to ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.


'''Charles Bukowski''' was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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'''Charles Bukowski''' Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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* AllLowercaseLetters: Charles Bukowski uses only lowercase in his early works.
* TheAlcoholic: Henry Chinaski.


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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: ''Hollywood'' is full of these, ranging from the relatively subtle and well-disguised (Creator/DennisHopper becomes Mack Austin, Creator/DavidLynch is Manz Loeb, Creator/MickeyRourke gets rebranded as Jack Blesdoe) to the ludicrously blunt ([[Creator/JackKerouac Mack Derouac]], [[Music/TomJones Tab Jones]], [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Francis Ford Lopolla]]).


* ''Literature/HamOnRye'' (1982)

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* ''Literature/HamOnRye'' ''Ham On Rye'' (1982)


* ''Literature/{{Factotum}}'' (1975)

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* ''Literature/{{Factotum}}'' ''Factotum'' (1975)



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!!Tropes in the works of !!Works by Charles Bukowski:
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* ''Film/{{Barfly}}'' (screenplay)
* ''Literature/HamOnRye'' (novel)

!!Other works by Charles Bukowski contain examples of:


* ''HamOnRye'' (1982)

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* ''HamOnRye'' ''Literature/HamOnRye'' (1982)


Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski '''Charles Bukowski''' was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.
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"Nirvana" was adapted to music by Music/TomWaits and available on his album ''Music/OrphansBrawlersBawlersAndBastards''.


Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[FrancisFordCoppola [[Creator/FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.


* BrilliantButLazy: "My ambition is handicapped by My laziness" pretty much sums his characters up.

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* BrilliantButLazy: "My ambition is handicapped by My my laziness" pretty much sums his characters up.


* AbusiveParents: His father beat him often growing up.
* TheAlcoholic: Both in real life and in his characters.



* BrilliantButLazy: "My ambition is handicapped by My laziness" pretty much sums him and his characters up.

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* BrilliantButLazy: "My ambition is handicapped by My laziness" pretty much sums him and his characters up.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* AbusiveParents: His father beat him often growing up.
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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}'', based on his novel with the same title. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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Charles Bukowski was a German-American novelist and poet. The bulk of his writing focuses on his everyday life as a working-class alcoholic in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. Even though his work is minimalistic and often crude, he created many a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, such as his poems "Bluebird," "Nirvana," and "Dinosauria, We," as well as a few of the stories in ''Notes of a Dirty Old Man'', a collection of short pieces which originally appeared as a column in two local underground newspapers. He was also the author of the screenplay to [[FrancisFordCoppola Coppola's]] ''Film/{{Barfly}}'', based on his novel with the same title.''Film/{{Barfly}}''. Bukowski died in 1994 at the age of 73.

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