San Francisco, CA: Anonym Press, 1972. First Printing. Softcover. As stated in the introduction by editor Mark Robison, this is "...a discussion of modern poetry between Allen Ginsberg, Michael Aldrich, Edward Kissam, and Nancy Blecker at Ginsberg's farm in Cherry Valley, New York on November 26, 1968...Ginsberg depicts with minute detail how he implements what could be called a marked vocalization of mind thought and how the actual physical circumstance.....[Item #1814]
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New York, NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1971. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. "It should be noted...that the work which ultimately led to this volume began as a project to increase and improve the reading habits of the girls in New York City's Elizabeth Barrett Browning Junior High School. In the hope that their responses would help stimulate worthwhile reading, several prominent writers were asked: "Which book or books were your favorites.....[Item #3175]
New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers Inc., 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. As a restless kid on Long Island, Sam Kashner lapped up the beauty and madness of the Beats, living vicariously through the novels, poems, and stories of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs. Their words were revolutionary, and they turned their very lives into art. Kashner didn't want to just study the Beats, he wanted to be one.....[Item #3210]
Fresno, CA: The Giligia Press, 1970. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. "John Montgomery came from the same origins as (Richard) Brautigan, was weaned by (Kenneth) Rexroth, and on the third day rose from among the blackberry tangle of Allen Ginsberg's Berkeley cottage plot from whence along parallel tensors of the San Francisco scene he intersected Kerouac novels, delivered a telephone book to Union Square's buried phone box, spent fourteen years.....[Item #4114]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2008. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Jim Burns. Lettered Limited Edition ("F" of 6 copies/100 unlettered copies). In "Cool Kerouac," poet, critic, & essayist Jim Burns delivers a unique article evaluating just what type of Jazz Kerouac distilled his "spontaneous bop prosody" from--and contends that there is evidence of his drawing from the well of Lester Young and his "white disciples" rather than.....[Item #2658]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2017. Limited First Edition Thus. Stapled Wrappers. "Fifty years ago I wrote this letter to Sam Charters as a way of sorting out my complex and contradictory impressions of Kerouac after he invited me to spend two days with him and his mother on Cape Cod...the events in this letter are the basis of the simplified account of my visit to Kerouac included in chapter.....[Item #3694]