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Jun.17.2010
A million copies in print-translated into over a dozen languages-one of the best-selling and most popular books of poetry ever published, now available in a new hardcover edition containing a CD of the author reading his work. Ferlinghetti is a national treasure, and his voice has become...
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Dec.20.2007
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“A surreal semi-autobiographical blackbook record of a semi-mad period of my life, in that mindless, timeless state most romantics pass through, confusing flesh madonnas with spiritual ones.” This is how the author describes this extraordinary expatriate novel.
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Dec.20.2007
Starting From San Francisco, first published in 1961, is the third collection of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poetry.
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Dec.20.2007
The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller’s Into the Night Life. In it, Ferlinghetti expresses the way he felt during a short period in the 1950s. Taken together, his thoughts form a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul. A Coney Island of the Mind has become a...
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Dec.20.2007
A sequel to A Coney Island of the Mind (written forty years after the original in what the author has called “a poetry seizure” that lasted more than a year), A Far Rockaway of the Heart is a sequence of 101 related poems with recurrent themes. The author also thinks of it as a kind of caustic...
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Dec.20.2007
A reissue of Ferlinghetti’s very short experimental plays (1965) with three new plays added to the original thirteen. In this collection Ferlinghetti takes a revolutionary look at modern theater and explores the area between old-style drama and spontaneous improvisation by supplying a blueprint...
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Dec.20.2007
Describing Americus as “part documentary, part public pillow-talk, part personal epic—a descant, a canto unsung, a banal history, a true fiction, lyric and political,” Ferlinghetti combines “universal texts, snatches of song, words or phrases, murmuring of love or hate, from Lotte Lenya to the...
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Dec.04.2007
Wild Dreams of a New Beginning brings together two acclaimed poetry volumes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of our “ageless radicals and true bards” (Booklist). Who Are We Now? (1976), the first half of Wild Dreams, takes a long poetic look at the cultural fallout of a more radical time. This probing...
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Dec.04.2007
From the groundbreaking (and betselling) A Coney Island of the Mind in 1958 to the “personal epic” of Americus, Book I in 2003, Lawrence Ferlinghetti has, in more than 30 books, been the poetic conscience of America. Now in Poetry As Insurgent Art, he offers, in prose, his primer of what poetry is...
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Nov.18.2007
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of our ageless radicals and truebards, has gathered four decades of poetry in his inimitable everyman’s voice, including more than fifty pages of new work.