Madison, MN: The Seventies Press, 1972. First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Robert Bly. The first issue of the literary journal edited & with contributions by Robert Bly, the canonical American poet. A legendary landmark compilation with prose essays & commentaries by Bly & poetry by Beat Generation Founding Father Allen Ginsberg, Spanish Master & Martyr Federico Garcia Lorca (translated into English by Bly), Beat-Surrealist Philip Lamantia, revered Austrian modernist Rainer.....[Item #3622]
MAY FEATURE: THE "MAGAZINES & LITERARY JOURNALS" SPECIAL
The THIRD MIND BOOKS MAY FEATURE spotlights 25 delectable selections from our “MAGAZINES & LITERARY JOURNALS” category, a longtime favorite of collectors worldwide. In magazines and literary journals, the now-canonized and celebrated literary movements germinated and gestated, proceeding to make more pronounced encroachments upon the gatekept literary establishment’s shifting battle lines. Many would make shockwaves throughout the counterculture(s), and a treasured few would simmer up to puncture the collective consciousness at large. We honor these magazines—their contributors and their legacies—in this month’s feature.
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Chicago, IL: Big Table, Inc., Spring 1959. First Printing. Softcover. A famous & essential collector's item, this is "the complete contents of the suppressed winter 1959 Chicago Review" as noted on the front cover. As editor Irving Rosenthal explains in his introductory editorial, the authorities of University of Chicago Press would not allow contributions by William S. Burroughs or Jack Kerouac in the Chicago Review, due to their then-very controversial.....[Item #1803]
Pocatello, ID: Wild Dog, 1963. First Printing. Stapled Sheets. "In many respects- name, form, and content- Wild Dog boldly embodies much of what we identify as the "mimeo revolution." Preceded by A Pamphlet, Wild Dog, which joined the mimeograph revolution in April 1963, was the brainchild of Edward Dorn, who was familiar with the emergence of divergent American writing through his association with Black Mountain College, where he had studied.....[Item #3482]
New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1958. First Printing. Softcover. This classic early number of the legendary literary journal co-edited by Barney Rosset & published by his Grove Press features avant-garde icon Antonin Artaud's essay "No More Masterpieces" translated into English by Caroline Richards; Roland Barthe's critical essay "Alain Robbe-Grillet" translated by Richard Howard; the canonical "Krapp's Last Tape" by the great playwright Samuel Beckett; Black Mountain-&-Beyond poet Robert Creeley's.....[Item #4085]
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, Summer 1958. First Printing. Softcover. Charters, C30, pg. 83. This issue of the Chicago Review features a piece by Jack Kerouac, Meditation in the Woods, an excerpt from The Dharma Bums, not yet published in its entirety at the time of its inclusion here. It is mentioned that "He is at work on..." that novel in his entry in the Notes on Contibutors.....[Item #1822]
New York, NY: Sadruddin Aga Khan, 1966. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable literary journal then-chiefly edited by George Plimpton features a lengthy, very insightful interview of Beat Generation Founding Father Allen Ginsberg, conducted by the prolific poet-biographer Tom Clark (referred here as "Thomas" & then the Poetry Editor of the Review) & preceded by a photograph of Ginsberg atop the remains of an airplane downed at.....[Item #4088]