A Secret Location on the Lower East Side : Adventures in Writing, 1960 - 1980
  • reference book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22.9 x 17.7 cm.
  • 342 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1887123202

A Secret Location on the Lower East Side : Adventures in Writing, 1960 - 1980

Steven Clay, Rodney Phillips, Jerome Rothenberg

A Secret Location on the Lower East Side : Adventures in Writing, 1960 - 1980

description

"A Secret Location on the Lower East Side, based on an acclaimed 1998 exhibition at The New York Public Library, documents a period of intense exploration and experimentation in American writing and literary publishing. The various strains of poetry identified by Donald Allen in his watershed anthology "The New American Poetry 1945 - 1960" (Grove 1960) -- Beat, Black Mountain, New York School, San Francisco Renaissance, and others -- extended into and evolved throughout the 60s and 70s, finding expression in "underground" magazines and presses. Focusing on the small press publishing scene in San Francisco and in downtown New York City, this book offers a glimpse into that Mimeo Revolution, through descriptions and checklists for over 80 magazines and presses. With a pre-face by Jerome Rothenberg, contributions from many of the original editors and publishers, a chronological timeline of the literary underground, and over 200 black-and-white images... -- From the publishers statement

references

No. 167 in "The Book on Books on Artists' Books" by Arnaud Desjardin. London, England : The Everyday Press, 2011, pp. 92.
New York / New York, NY / NY : The New York Public Library / Granary Books, 1998
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