Beat Scene No. 46 (Autumn 2004). Julian Beck, Paul Bowles, Diane di Prima, Jack Gelber, Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, Kevin Ring, Hubert Jr. Selby, Carl Solomon.

Beat Scene No. 46 (Autumn 2004)

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2004. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage autumn 2004 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a most informative article on playwright Jack Gelbert's adventures with the Living Theatre, founded by Julian Beck & Judith Malina (who recently passed away), by Jay Jeffrey Jones. Also an interview conducted by Ring with Allen Hibbard on his book, Paul Bowles: Magic & Morocco; an article on Diane di Prima's Poet's Press by Pauline Reeves; a lengthy, insightful late interview with Allen Ginsberg conducted by Jack Foley in October 1996; a review of Brion Gysin: Tuning In to the Multimedia Age, a compilation of essays on the great artist & collaborator with William S. Burroughs; an informed review of Jack Kerouac: Windblown World, a volume of Kerouac's journals during 1947-1954, by Ring; a statement on writing by Ken Kesey based on an interview conducted by Tom Clark in 1978; a tribute to Hubert Selby Jr., who had recently died, by John Fante; a concise biographical-critical essay on Carl Solomon by Jim Burns; & more. With further reviews, & profuse photo-illustrations of important Beat-related figures & works by & about them. Another delightful, increasingly rare earlier issue in this most significant & collectible series. In very fine condition with only very mild rubbing to front, back covers; faint creases along part of length of spine; tiny bumps at corners of covers; staples beginning to rust. Interior all but mint except for staple rust noted above. Very Fine. [Item #2152]

Price: $30.00