New York, NY: Roof Books/ The Segue Foundation, 1990. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. "The relation of poetry to public policy is usually assumed to be tenuous or secondary. Poems are imagined primarily to express personal emotions; if political, they are seen as articulating positions already expounded elsewhere. In contrast, poetry can be conceived as an active arena for exploring the most basic questions about political thought and action. The particular.....[Item #3168]
JULY FEATURE: Politics, Protest Literature & Activism
Featuring 35 timely selections from LEROI JONES/AMIRI BARAKA, TED JOANS, DUDLEY RANDALL, ETHERIDGE KNIGHT, SUN RA, GARY SNYDER, ED SANDERS, JACK HIRSCHMAN, JERRY RUBIN & more.
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San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1976. First Printing. Softcover. A compendium of excerpts from speeches, press conferences, etc. by California Governor Edmond G. (Jerry) Brown, Jr. from early in his first term. Published by City Lights Books, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's iconic imprint which produced Allen Ginsberg's Howl & so many other Beat Generation classics. Now serving again, Brown was a most iconoclastic political & cultural figure during his first tenure.....[Item #2077]
Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover. The second volume of Edward Sanders' history of America in verse. One of 26 lettered copies handbound in pictorial boards & signed by the author. This is Copy "A." With pictorial cloth spine unique to this lettered edition. The very rarest copy of this essential work by an icon of American counterculture. As New.[Item #1336]