Allen Ginsberg on Tour. Allen Ginsberg.

Allen Ginsberg on Tour

ISBN: 3924215014
Wuppertal, Germany: Lichtblick Video, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. ""Back to Wuppertal" is the title of the poem Allen Ginsberg scribbled into the guest book of the Forum for International Poetry one hour after his arrival in Wuppertal on February 16, 1983, where the final performance of a three-month tour through Northern Europe was to take place."(from front flap) This book was originally a companion to a VHS video packaged together, & is offered here loosely without the video or case. A chronicle of the performance by Ginsberg with Peter Orlovsky & Steven Taylor noted above, with many photographs, facsimiles of manuscripts, poems, transcript of a public interview with Ginsberg during the event, etc. Texts of poems in English; text of interview in English & German. Compiled & edited by Joachim Ortmanns & Wolfgang Mohrhenn. Stated first edition. A very interesting Ginsberg rarity that captures a major event in the later career of the primary poet of the Beat Generation. In very fine condition with only very mild rubbing & scratching to black front, back covers & spine. Interior virtually mint. Very Fine. [Item #2274]

Price: $60.00