Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1967 (1961). Second Softcover Printing. Softcover. Signed & Inscribed by John Cage to Poet/Publisher Ken Mikolowski. "written from here includes: autobiographical fragments as Zen koan--blank pages as "white paintings" of the mind--anecdotes of Schonberg and Suzuki--celebrations of Satie, Varese, Rauschenberg, private friends, mushrooms--and words and spaces on Meister Eckhart--Zen--Dada--the Random Chaos-composition by hexagram, coin-tossing, paper fly specks--composition for prepared piano, magnetic tape, Happenings--Silence heard as the...[Item #2672]
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New York, NY: Criterion Books, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Jean Cocteau was the celebrated poet, playwright, and filmmaker who, among myriad other accomplishments, succeeded in achieving something that no establishment-challenging poet before him ever had: he was (in his lifetime) accepted into the French Academy. Poet Allen Ginsberg consistently recommended "Orpheus" and "Blood of the Poet" to his classes while teaching at Naropa. An absolutely integral figure in French literature...[Item #2662]
Los Angeles, CA: J. P. Tarcher, Inc., 1983. First Edition. Softcover. "...From his conception at West Point, "the night after alcohol became an illegal drug," through his own year as a cadet, from his life as an award-winning psychologist, to his ten-year jail sentence for possession of half an ounce of marijuana; from his dramatic prison escape and life as an international fugitive, through his present life as a lecturer...[Item #2714]