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Been down so long it looks like up to me.

Richard FarinМѓa

Been down so long it looks like up to me.

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPZ4.F225 Be
The Physical Object
Pagination329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5982778M
LC Control Number66012011

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me () About book: There are two big things this book had working in its favor before I even cracked open Richard Fariña's under-appreciated final gem: The Pynchon connection (which is was what nudged me in the direction of this novel in the first place, albeit more than a year after "Gravity's Rainbow" mournfully introduced me to Fariña) and my own.


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The surrealistic adventures of the young anti-hero reflect the author's irreverent view of life, using a s college campus as a microcosm of the world. Me, I knew nothing about it.

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Been Down So Long It Looks Like up to Me (Book): Farina, Richard: Fariña evokes the Sixties as precisely, wittily, and poignantly as F. Scott Fitzgerald captured the Jazz Age. The hero, Gnossus Pappadopoulis, weaves his way through the psychedelic landscape, encountering-among other things-mescaline, women, art, gluttony, falsehood, science, prayer, and, occasionally, truth.

I've Been Down So Long (It Looks Like Up to Me) Lyrics: He walks these tracks and never looks around / He bums what he can get in any town / He's grown content to live on charity / I've been down.

I've been down so long it looks like up to me. 19 likes. This is for the blues Followers: Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To probably began shortly after his marriage to Carolyn Hester in earlyas Carolyn has testified to not only serving as sounding board as the novel progressed, but also as typist for first 90 pages, written over the next three years of its extended birth.

Rumored to be his second novel, it's certainly the first to be finished. Get this from a library! Been down so long it looks like up to me. [Richard Fariña] -- The surrealistic adventures of the young anti-hero reflect the author's irreverent view of life, using a s college campus as a microcosm of the world.

"Fariña evokes the Sixties as precisely.But down here on the bottom I get rest (Nancy) He's saved his thoughts to buy a memory (Lee) I've been down so long it looks like up to me (Nancy) ahhhh.

I put my finger in his mind's eye And I've given him a reason now to cry I put his song of life in the wrong key (Lee) I've been down so long it looks like up to me.Been Down So Long is a reference to Richard Farina's novel Been Down So Long That It Looks Like Up To Me () in which the strange college student Gnossos Pappadopoulis encounters everything that makes the sixties the 60s.