Franklin

Beat poets / selected and edited by Carmela Ciuraru.

Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2002.
Series:
Everyman's library pocket poets.
Everyman's library pocket poets
Format/Description:
Book
250 pages ; 17 cm.
Subjects:
Beats (Persons) -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry.
Beats (Persons)
Form/Genre:
Poetry.
Poetry.
Summary:
Presents a selection of over one hundred poems written by more than twenty-five beat poets, including Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Anne Waldman, and others.
Contents:
From Poems of Madness ("City Madness") / Ray Bremser
Hello ; From Ode to Coit Tower ; From Transformation & Escape ; I Am 25 ; Poets Hitchhiking on the Highway ; Away One Year ; After Reading "In the Clearing" ; Writ on the Eve of My 32nd Birthday ; Second Night in N.Y.C. After 3 Years / Gregory Corso
"Trust yourself
but not too far" / Elise Cowen
Chasing the Bird ; The Dishonest Mailmen ; I Know a Man ; The End ; The Hill ; The Rain ; For Love / Robert Creeley
Revolutionary Letter #1 ; Poem in Praise of My Husband (Taos); The Quarrel ; April Fool Birthday Poem for Grandpa ; Poetics / Diane di Prima
#9 ("Truth is not the secret of a few") ; #13 ("It was a face which darkness could kill") ; #22 ("Crazy to be alive in such a strange world") ; #39 ("A blockage in the bowel") / Lawrence Ferlinghetti
From Howl ; "Back on Times Square, Dreaming of Times Square" ; My Alba ; Song ; Malest Cornifici Tuo Catullo ; Tears ; From Kaddish ; A Supermarket in California ; Sunflower Sutra ; From America / Allen Ginsberg
Parachutes, My Love, Could Carry Us Higher ; Sunday Evening / Barbara Guest
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note ; Sex, like desire ; War Poem ; Political Poem / LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)
Enlightenment Poem ; Blues for Sister Sally ; Junk/Angel / Lenore Kandel
Benediction ; West Coast Sounds-1956 ; Fragment ; Ginsberg (for Allen) ; Abomunist Manifesto / Bob Kaufman
Mexican Loneliness ; How to Meditate ; A Sudden Sketch Poem ; Hymn ; From Mexico City Blues / Jack Kerouac
"I dreamed of a bum seven foot tall"; "My muse goosed me" / Tuli Kupferberg
"It is lonely" ; "My father died this spring" ; May 29 ; "It's a great day" / Joanne Kyger
From Hypodermic Light ; High ; "Man is in pain" / Philip Lamantia
The Gypsy's Window ; The Flight ; The Marriage ; The Marriage (II) ; Poem from Manhattan / Denise Levertov
A Vacancy / Joanna McClure
The Flowers of Politics (I) ; The Flowers of Politics (II) ; Mad Sonnet 13 / Michael McClure
From the Untitled Epic Poem ; 6th Raga: For Bob Alexander ; 15th Raga: For Bela Lugosi / David Meltzer
Picasso Visits Braque ; I Would Not Recommend Love ; "I Have Always Liked George Gershwin More than Ernest Hemingway" ; I Have Seen the Light and It Is My Mind ; Hotel Nirvana / Harold Norse
Personal Poem ; Autobiographia Literaria ; Today ; My Heart ; Avenue A ; Now That I Am in Madrid and Can Think ; Having a Coke With You / Frank O'Hara
Peter's Jealous of Allen ; "Writing poems is a Saintly thing" ; Some One Liked Me When I Was Twelve ; Collaboration: Letter to Charlie Chaplin / Peter Orlovsky
Take My Disproportionate Desire ; Matins & Lauds ; Communion of Saints: The Poor Bastard Under the Bridge ; Easter Saturday, NY, NY ; Rockefeller the Center / Marie Ponsot
Migration of Birds ; A Sinecure for P. Whalen ; Under the Skin of It ; August on Sourdough, a Visit from Dick Brewer / Gary Snyder
How the Sestina (Yawn) Works ; Revolution ; Diaries ; The Blue That Reminds Me of the Boat When She Left / Anne Waldman
"Whenever I make a new poem" ; "I know a man's supposed to have his hair cut short" / Lew Welch
For C. ; 20:vii:58, On Which I Renounce the Notion of Social Responsibility ; Prose Take-Out, Portland, 13:ix:58 ; Something Nice About Myself ; True Confessions / Philip Whalen
A Poem for Tea Heads ; From A Poem for Painters ; A Poem for the Insane / John Wieners
Letters, encounters, & statements on poetics / [from] Donald Allen, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Frank O'Hara, Peter Orlovsky.
Notes:
Includes index.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2002
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Ciuraru, Carmela.
Other format:
Online version: Beat poets.
ISBN:
0375413324
9780375413322
OCLC:
50133665
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