Aug 11, 2020
San Francisco Beat: Talking with the Poets
Posted by David Meltzer David Meltzer

San Francisco Beat is an essential archive of the Beat Generation, a rich moment in a fortunate place America, somnolent, conformist, and paranoid in the 1950s, was changed forever by a handful of people who refused an existence of drudgery and enterprise, opting instead for a life of personal, spiritual, and artistic adventure In these intimate, free wheeling conversatiSan Francisco Beat is an essential archive of the Beat Generation, a rich moment in a fortunate place America, somnolent, conformist, and paranoid in the 1950s, was changed forever by a handful of people who refused an existence of drudgery and enterprise, opting instead for a life of personal, spiritual, and artistic adventure In these intimate, free wheeling conversations, a baker s dozen of the poets of San Francisco talk about the scene then and now, the traditions of poetry, and about anarchism, globalism, Zen, the Bomb, the Kabbalah, and the Internet.Diane di Prima, William Everson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hirschman, Joanne Kyger, Philip Lamantia, Michael McClure, David Meltzer, Jack Micheline, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, Lew Welch, Philip Whalen we begin to slip into a national slumber somewhat akin to that of the Eisenhower years, it s exhilarating to have this squall line of Beats pass through our consciousness Kirkus Reviews erce engagement executed with humor and vernacular sensitivity Dale Smith, Austin ChronicleDavid Meltzer 1937 2016 was the author of many books of poetry, including Tens, The Name, Arrows Selected Poetry 1957 1992, and Two Way Mirror City Lights He was the editor of Birth, The Secret Garden, Reading Jazz, and Writing Jazz, among other collections His agit smut fictions include The Agency Trilogy Meltzer read poetry at the Jazz Cellar in the 1950s and in the 1960s fronted the band, Serpent Power.

  • Title: San Francisco Beat: Talking with the Poets
  • Author: David Meltzer David Meltzer
  • ISBN: 9780872863798
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Paperback
  • San Francisco Beat Talking with the Poets San Francisco Beat is an essential archive of the Beat Generation a rich moment in a fortunate place America somnolent conformist and paranoid in the s was changed forever by a handful of peo


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