|ID||Author||Title||Place||Publisher||Date||OCLC Number||Call Number||Description||Reviews|
||Allen Ginsberg in America
||PS 3513 .I74 Z7
||Cloth with dust jacket. "Here Allen Ginsberg and his friends--from the beats of the fifties to the hippies of the sixties--whirl across America from San Francisco to Midwest college towns, from New York's East Village to West Coast Indian meditation centers, from lecture halls to be-ins. Miss Kramer describes the reality of the world of Allen Ginsberg through his life, his writings, his imagination, and through a view of his own New Jersey origins and roots." from the dust jacket.
||Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology
||W.W. Norton Co.
||PS 615 .P669
||Softbound. Beginning in 1950 with Charles Olson, this is the first anthology since Donald Allen's groundbreaking collection to fully represent the movements of American avant-garde poetry.
||Complete Poems / Blaise Cendrars
||University of California Press
||PQ 2605.E55 A27 copy 2
||Cloth with dust jacket.Translated by Ron Padgett. Cendrars is considered one of the great, neglected Modernist poets.
||The Passionate Years
||Alvin Redman Limited
||PS 3505 .R865 Z52
||Original cloth with in dust jacket and wraps. First English edition The English
edition has photographs not in the American edition.
Carresse and her husband Harry founded the BLACK SUN PRESS. They lived as expatriates in Paris.
||Arnheim, Rudolf and others
||Poets at Work: Essays Based on the Modern Poetry Collection at the Lockwood Memorial Library?
||Harcourt, Brace and Company
||PN 1031 .P55
||Cloth with dust jacket. First Edition. One of 2500 copies. "Essays based on the Modern Poetry Collection at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University of Buffalo, by Rudolf Arnheim, W.H. Auden, Karl Shapiro, Donald A. Stauffer. With an Introduction by Charles D. Abbott.
||Alfred A. Knopf
||Hardcover with dust jacket. A brutal novel of police corruption in 1950's Los Angeles by the author of "L.A. Confidential." Los Angeles in 1958 is a city on the make; a boom town at the edge of a new era ripe for plunder. Lieutenant Dave Klein - in turn lawyer, bagman, slum landlord and mob killer - stands at the centre of a complex web of violence and death. This is the final part of Ellroy's "LA Quartet".
||Williams, William Carlos
||New Directions Book
||PS 3545 .I544 I4
||Paperbound. Edited with introduction by Webster Schott. Includes Kora in Hell -- Spring and all -- The great American Novel -- The descent of Winter--A Novelette and other prose.
||62: A Model Kit
|| Avon Books
|| PQ 7797 .C7145 S413
|| Paperbound Edition. Originally published in Argentina as
||Columns & Catalogues
||Great Barrington, MA
||PS 3569 .C512 .C65
||Paperbound edition. Collected essays by the critic & poet.
||Black Sparrow Press
||PS 3569 .A49 C48
||Paperbound trade edition, bound in illustrated cover, red endpapers. A unique verse-biography of the Russian master. Black & white photographs.
||The History of Dada as My Muse
|| Spot Press
|| PS 3568 .O86 H57 OVER.
|| Paper, letterpress printed in red ink on 300 gsm Somerset Cream paper, hand sewn into red, black-printed wrappers. DADA initials handcut in wood by Ian Tyson, printed in black on cover and throughout book. Limited to 200 copies, this is number 60. Book designed & printed by Matthew Tyson. Dedicated to Diane Wakoski. Ian Tyson is a painter, scuptor and printmaker, is one of Britainï¿½s foremost practioners of the livre dï¿½artiste and has exhibited his work internationally for over thirty years. His books combine a minimalist sculptural aesthetic with a deep understanding of typography and print and he has worked in collaboration with many contemporary writers, including a long association with the American poet Jerome Rothenberg. Tyson is interested in the relationship between text and image, and the ambiguity of surface. Jerome Rothenberg founded Hawk`s Well Press, which published early works by Robert Kelly, Diane Wakoski, Armand Schwerner, and Rochelle Owens, as well as Rothenberg`s first book of poems, `White Sun Black Sun`. Typically, artists` books are collective efforts of visual artists, writers, poets, book binders, printers and publishers. Tyson and Rosenberg have been collaborating for decades.
||Ford, Hugh (editor)
||Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel, 1896-1965
||Chilton Book Company
||PR 6005 .U6 Z6
||A tribute to Nancy Cunard, civil rights activist, founder of The Hours Press, renowned for publishing the avant-garde writers of the 20s and 30s. With numerous writings by Nancy Cunard, as well as introductions, essays and excerpts from more than 50 of Cunard's friends: Langston Hughes, Iris Tree, David Garnett, Rupert Hart-Davis, William Carlos Williams, Leonard Woolf, Michael Arlen, Harold Acton, Kay Boyle, Janet Flanner, William Plomer, Louis Aragon, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Henry Moore, Oskar Kokoschka, and many others.
||The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays by Guy Davenport
||North Point Press
||PS 3554 .A86 G4 1981
||Cloth, with dustjacket. Includes essays on Greek culture, Whitman, Spinoza, Wittgenstein, Ives, Melville, Pavel Tchelitchew, Tolkien, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Charles Olson, Marianne Moore, Eudora Welty, Louis Zukofsky, and many others.
||Williams, William Carlos
||The Collected Earlier Poems of William Carlos Williams
||PS 3545 .I544 A17
||Cloth with dustjacket. This collection includes all the work in verse written between 1906 and 1939 which Dr. Williams wished to preserve.
||The Theatre of Visions: Robert Wilson
||PN 2287 .W494 B7
||Paperbound. Includes three parts:
I. Florescence of Visions, 1969-73
II. Assault on Speech. Decline of the Theatre of Visions, 1974-77
||Tales of Beatnik Glory
|| Stonehill Pub. Co.
|| PS 3569 .A49 T35x [c.2]
|| Paperbound. A fictionalised memoir of the madness and exuberance of Greenwich village and the Lower East Side during the 50s and early 60s by the former lead singer of The Fugs and former owner of the Peace Eye Bookshop.
||North of Jamaica
||Harper and Row
||PS 3537 .I75 Z5
||Cloth with dustjacket. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and distinguised man of letters, Louis Simpson probes his life and the sources of his work in this sensitive book.
||Apples and Pears and Other Stories
||North Point Press
||PS 3554 .A86 A87
||Hardbound in olive-green wraps, trade-sized, with dustjacket. Davenport's first novel length work of fiction, told in the form of a journal and sketchbook.
Short stories by the author, including "The Bowmen of Shu", "Fifty-Seven Views of Fujiyama", "The Chair", "Quagga", the title story and others. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Davenport.
||The Last Lunar Baedeker
||East Haven, Conn.
||PR 6023 .O97 A112
||Cloth with dustjacket.
Published to honor Mina Loy's centenary in 1982. Contains Loy's complete poetry, tracts on feminism, manifestoes, and important documents from her life. Photographs.
||Solution Passage: Poems, 1978-1981
||Sun & Moon Press
||PS 3553 .O57 S58
||Hard bound in sturdy black cloth boards stamped in gilt, in black and purple glossy dustjacket. Brings together 232 of Coolidge's poems written between 1978 - 1981.
Coolidge has been writing experimental verse with increasing facility for forty years. He began as an experimenter in linguistic structures and brought what he learned from that writing to bear upon a beautiful lyric poetry.
||Forever Young: Conversations Between Jonathan Cott and?
||NX 165 .C67
||Paperbound. Includes conversations with Oriana Fallaci, Glenn Gould, Stephane Grappelli, Werner Herzog, Walter Lowenfels, Henry Miller, Harry Partch and Maurice Sendak. Published in association with Rolling Stone Press.
||Champagne and Baloney: The Rise and Fall of Finley's A's
||Harper & Row
||GV 875 .O24 C42
||Hardbound in green-black cloth with dustjacket. First Edition.. An early work by former editor of Paris Review. Illustrated with photographs. Includes drawings by the author. A history of the Oakland A's and their owner, Charley Finley.
||A Great Day for a Ballgame: A Conscious Love Story
||PS 3554 .A948 G74x 1973
||Cloth with dustjacket. Includes inserted postcard to Clark Coolidge from Dawson Fielding, dated Thurs Oct 17, 74. Typed note on one side, a composition ("Coolridge/Tone Pome: GRANITE) by Dawson on the reverse.
||The Mandalay Dream
|| PS 3554 .A948 M36x
|| Cloth with dustjacket.
||a Sense of Measure
||Calder and Boyars
||PS 3505 .R43 S4
||Cloth with dustjacket. Number 16 in the Signature series. First UK Edition. Originally published San Francisco, 1970, under title: "A Quick Graph: Collected Notes and Essays."