Unmuzzled Ox 10, Vol. III, No. 2, 1975. Michael Andre, Daniel Berrigan, Robert Creeley, Gregory Corso, James Dickey, Kenward Elmslie, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Jack Hirschman, Gerard Malanga, Michael McClure, Pablo Neruda, Charles Olson, Charles Plymell, Kenneth Rexroth, Keith Richards, Erika Rothenberg, Jerome, Harry Smith, Andy Warhol.
Unmuzzled Ox 10, Vol. III, No. 2, 1975

Unmuzzled Ox 10, Vol. III, No. 2, 1975

New York, NY: Unmuzzled Ox, 1975. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable literary, art & culture journal edited by the longtime poet-activist Michael Andre, & designed by his former wife Erika Rothenberg, features a wealth of Beat-&-Beyond contributions: A poem by Daniel Berrigan; two by Gregory Corso including a group of five short poems augmented with his drawings of birds & cats, & a photo of Corso with the legendary Harry Smith taken by Gerard Malanga; an interview with James Dickey, author of Deliverance; a poem by Kenward Elmslie; an interview with Allen Ginsberg interspersed with delightful early photos; excerpt of a two-columned poem by John Giorno; a poem by the former Poet Laureate of San Francisco & "Baby Beat" mentor Jack Hirschman with his photo by Malanga; a poem by Michael McClure dedicated to Timothy Leary; English translation of a short poem by the Chilean giant Pablo Neruda; a puzzlingly exemplary poem by the great (Maximal, you might say) Charles Olson with his photo by Malanga; a poem by the prolific poet-printer-publisher Charles Plymell; a Chinese poem co-translated into English by the eminent Beat mentor-curmudgeon Kenneth Rexroth; a series of short "Events and Amulets" by the acclaimed ethno-poetical pioneer Jerome Rothenberg; a double-exposure photo by Andy Warhol of himself with Keith Richards; & much more. With additional photos by Malanga; notes on contributors; a section of miscellany; contemporary ads; etc. A truly essential literary collectible, in exceptionally very fine condition with only the slightest rubbing & scratching to front, back covers & spine; very light wear & some tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; small blank sticker near lower right corner of front cover at blank green margin; very slight browning to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of a few page leaves; otherwise substantially mint. Very Fine. [Item #3135]

Price: $25.00