|ID||Author||Title||Place||Publisher||Date||OCLC Number||Call Number||Description||Reviews|
||Naked Heart: Talking on Poetry, Mysticism, & the Erotic
||University of New Mexico, College of Arts & Sciences
||PS 3509 .V65 Z466 copy 2
||Paperbound. Thirty years of interviews with Everson. Topics range from the roles of the erotic, the mystical, and the regional in poetry of the Beat Generation, Jungian psychology, and hand-press printing.
||The Responsibility of Forms: Critical Essays on Music, Art, and Representation
||Hill and Wang
||1985 / 91
||NX 65 .B37513 *reprint ed
||Hard bound in cloth with dustjacket. This is the original edition. The Libraries' copy is a reprint of this publication. First edition. 312 pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. Translated from the French by Richard Howard.
||Mobile : Study for a Representation of the United States
|| Simon and Schuster
|| PQ 2603 .U73 M63 copy 2
|| Cloth with dustjacket.
||Rosenthal, M. L.
||The Poet's Art
||PN 1042 .R57
||Cloth with dustjacket. The author, a distinguished poet and critic, considers the nature of poetry as "a recovery, in language, of revelatory awareness in process," and of structure as a "balancing of pressures active inside the poem." An excellent introduction to those embarking on serious study of poetry.
||Gross, Ronald (editor)
||Open Poetry: Four Anthologies of Expanded Poems
||Simon & Schuster
||PN 6101 .G77
||Cloth with dustjacket. A gathering of four branches of new poetic possibilities: Metapoetry (or, the Poetry of Changes), Language Happenings, Found Poetry, and the Poetry of Survival.
||Codrescu, Andre (compiler)
||American Poetry Since 1970: Up Late
||Four Walls Eight Windows
||PS 615 A426 1987
||Cloth with dustjacket. Includes works by Berrigan, Owen, Sanders, Notley, Kyger, Mayer, Coolidge, Waldman, Scalapino, Antin, Padgett, Clark, Reed, Howe, Gerstler, Hejinian, Nauen, Collom, to name a few.
||Soapbox: Essays, Diatribes, Homilies and Screeds, 1980-1997
||PS 3565 .B741 S621
From the Author's Introduction: "I always wanted to be an essayist, but I could see that it was going to be a hard row to hoe. I never saw openings for essayists in the help wanted ads. Being an aspiring essayist was a bit like being an aspiring stone cutter, cooper, shepherd or lutist. Not a growth industry."
||The New Bohemia: The Combine Generation
||A Cappella Books
||NX 511 .N4 G68 Copy 2
||Paperbound. A history of the artistic movements in the East Village of New York in the early and mid 1960s, focusing on such individuals as Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, and The Fugs.
||PS 3569 .T363 P76
||Paper, 38pp (printed letterpress), staple bound in textured blue card wrappers. One of 500 copies printed by Graham Macintosh in June 1966. A beautifully produced early work by this important Hermetic poet. LAID IN: Single sheet 'gnomon press: catalogue 1966' featuring just three book titles.
Robert Kelly has called Stein, ". . .a poet with all the means of his craft at hand. . .one of the smartest men of his generation, and one of its most exemplary poets." Stein has collaborated with George Quasha in the production of "dialogical" criticism: innovative approaches to the discussion of literature, art, and related concerns. He is also the inventor and practitioner of a species of "Sound Poetry" and has published "Text-Sound Texts" arising from his work in both music and literature.
||Quasha, George & Susan (eds)
||PS 584 .A18
||Paperbound in bright pictorial stiff wraps. First Edition .Edited by George Quasha, this potent and quirky anthology contains a mix of poetry that never quite represents one coherent school of poetics, not quite Black Mountain, Beat, or New York School-though there are a lot of the original Deep Image writers, and later practitioners of ethno-poetics. 64 poets represented. Featuring work by John Cage, Charles Olson, Diane di Prima, Paul Blackburn, Jonathan Greene, Charles Simic, Theodore Enslin, Anne Waldman, Frank Samperi, , Anselm Hollo, Nathaniel Tarn, Eric Mottram, Ron Padgett, and others.
||The Truth of Poetry: Tensions in Modern Poetry from Baudelaire to the Nineteen-Sixties
|| Harcourt, Brace & World
|| PN 1271 .H3
|| Cloth with dustjacket.
||PS 3560 .O3795 Z47
||Hardbound in Black cloth/yellow boards, with dustjacket. Front cover of dustjacket has photograph of Kerouac and the author. A memoir of a young woman of the 1950's in the Beat orbit of Jack Kerouac. Author was twenty-one years old when she met Jack Kerouac on a blinddate in Greenwich Village arranged by Allen Ginsberg in January of 1958, before the publication of 'On The Road'.
||Packard, William (editor)
||The Craft of Poetry: Interviews from the New York Quarterly
||PS 135 .P3
||Cloth with dustjacket. A collection of interviews with seventeen outstanding poets on the subjects of style, prosody and technique in writing. First Edition.
||Spearhead: 10 Years' Experimental Writing in America
||A New Directions Book
||PS 614 .S64
||Cloth. No Jacket. This volume commemorates the first ten years' activity of New Directions by reprinting some of the best work that was published in the annual volumes 'New Directions in Prose & Poetry'. It presents an impartial historical survey of the significant experimental and advance guard writing in the United States during the 1930's - 1940's.
||Conversing with Cage
|| Limelight Editions
|| ML 410 .C24 K68
|| Paper, bound in original pictorial card%3B oversize paperback with notes, bibliography. An engaging conversation with America`s most influential contemporary composer, John Cage. This collection of interviews with Cage reveals the avant-garde composerï¿½s feelings about music, art, and education. The author, Richard Kostelanetz, is an authoritative experimental music critic who has been tracing Cageï¿½s career for several decades.
||Everson, William & L.C. Powell
||Take Hold Upon the Future: Letters on Writers and Writing, 1938-1946
||Metuchen, N. J.
||PS 3509 .V65 Z93
||Clothbound. Everson was raised in Selma, Fresno County, California, became a lay Dominican Monk, later re-married. Well known as poet and fine printer. Powell, a librarian and teacher, was head of UCLA rare book library. A chronology, index, etc., are included. Extensive personal correspondence between two great men of letters.
||A Search for Solitude: The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume Three 1952-1960
||Harper San Francisco
||BX 4705 .M542 A3
||Cloth with dustjacket. Merton's restless, compelling, and unvarnished reflections on the question of what it means to be a monk in his own time.
As Thomas Moore, author of 'Care of the Soul' critiques Thomas Merton's book "A Search for Solitude" he writes: "The trick is always to find the spiritual deeply embedded in this world, and to discover our own eternal dimensions in the midst of our foibles, failures, and sometimes neurotic idiosyncrasies. We have no better guide in these things than Merton, and you couldn't ask for a more lively writer."
||The Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton
||Farrar, Straus, Giroux
||BX 4705 .M542 A275
||Hard bound in navy and brown cloth on boards with gold lettering and decorations;with dustjacket. First Edition. Letters selected and edited by William H. Shannon. Letters to Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Abdul Aziz, Daniel Berrigan, Dom Helder Camara, Dorothy Day, James Douglass, Paul Tillich, Pope Paul VI, Erich Fromm among many others.
||Berkson, Bill (editor)
||Best & Company: Works
||"Published at 107 E. 10th St., NYC"
||PS 535.5 B47 copy 2
||Paperbound. Privately published, First edition. One of the best New York School anthologies with contributions by Brainard, Carroll, Berrigan, Creeley,
Waldman, Berkson, Warsh, O'Hara, Giorno, Ashbery, Jim Dine, Burroughs, Malanga, Winkfield, and many others. Illustrated with photographs and drawings.
||Knight, Arthur & Kit (editors)
||The Beat Diary
||PS 228 .B6 B38 OVERSZ
||Softcover. Volume of "the unspeakable visions of the individual". 1st edition. Cover photo of Kerouac, drawing of Neal Cassady by Carolyn Cassady, photos throughout by Fred McDarrah, contributions by Ginsberg, Corso,
Burroughs, Huncke, Ferlinghetti, Whalen, Snyder, etc..
||Bellamy, Joe David (editor)
||American Poetry Observed: Poets on Their Work
||University of Illinois Press
||PS 129 .A54
||Hard bound in black cloth with dustjacket. Interviews with twenty-six major contemporary poets. Features interviews with numerous notable poets, including John Ashbery, Elizabeth Bishop, May Sarton, and Denise Levertov. Illustrated by Many Photos of Authors.
||The Sullen Art: Interviews by David Ossman with Modern American Poets
||PS 324 .O8
||Paperbound. Interviews with Kenneth Rexroth, Paul Carroll, Paul Blackburn, Jerome Rothenberg, Robert Kelly, Robert Bly, John Logan, Gilbert Sorrentino, Robert Creeley, W. S. Merwin, Denise Levertov, LeRoi Jones, Edward Dorn, and Allen Ginsberg. (Text paper discolored.)
||On the Advice of Wolves
||Terminal Inc. Produced at The Print Center, Inc.
||PS 3561 .R425 O5
||Softbound. (10.5 X 16.5 mm) Poetry book. Published at the Print Center, Inc. a non-profit printing facilty for literary and art-related publications. Funded by The New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
||For the Late Major Horace Bell of the Los Angeles Rangers
||PS 3566 .R568 F6
||Paper, staple bound in decorated wrappers. Cover and three illustrations by Graham Mackintosh. Fold-out map on tissue paper present.
||First Baby Poems
||Rocky Ledge Cottage Editions
||PS 3573 .A4215 F5
||Paper, bound in card covers. Poetry book, Published in an edition of 500 copies. (With one drawing; baby footprints on cover of book.)