Beat Scene No. 76 (Winter/ Early Spring 2015). Kevin Ring, William S. Burroughs, Colin Cooper, Bob Dylan, Peter Garland, Pamela Hardyment, Herbert Huncke, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, James Koller, Kenneth Patchen, Kenneth Rexroth, Laurence Ring.
Beat Scene No. 76 (Winter/ Early Spring 2015)

Beat Scene No. 76 (Winter/ Early Spring 2015)

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2015. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This winter/ early spring 2015 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a series of lengthy, informative late interviews with the then-recently deceased Beat-related poet & novelist James Koller (1936-2014) conducted by Peter Garland during 2013-2014. Also a review by Laurence Ring of a contemporary exhibit of William S. Burroughs' artworks held at the October Gallery in London entitled "Can You All Hear Me?"; another scholarly article by Kevin Ring on Bob Dylan's connection with Jack Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts which further investigates this topic explored in an earlier issue & chapbook; two important essays relating to Ken Kesey by Colin Cooper ("Ken Kesey's Notion") & Pamela Hardyment ("Ken Kesey at Filthy's"); a wonderful late interview with Beat-hipster legend Herbert Huncke conducted by Kurt Hemmer, our esteemed colleague at the European Beat Studies Network (ebsn.eu) in December 1995; an essay by Kevin Ring on the critical support of Kenneth Rexroth toward his fellow poet & contemporary Kenneth Patchen; & more. With additional reviews, & many photo-illustrations of literary luminaries, vintage covers, etc. Another spectacular issue in this most indispensable & collectible series that always upholds its front cover motto: "This is the Beat Generation." In very fine condition with only very light rubbing & scratching to front, back covers & stapled spine; a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #4173]

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