A secret location on the Lower East Side: adventures in writing, 1960-1980 : a sourcebook of information
New York Public Library and Granary Books, Sep 2, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 342 pages
This book documents the confluence of the New American Poetry and the mimeo revolution and accompanies an The variousetry and the mimeo revolution and accompanies an exhibition at the New York Public Library. The various strains of American poetry identified and published in Donald Allen's watershed anthology The New American Poetry 1945-1960 (Grove, 1960) include Beat, Black Mountain, New York School, San Francisco Renaissance, and others. These forms extended into and evolved throughout the '60s and '70s and found expression in such "underground" magazines and presses as Semina, Kulcher, Beatitude, Totem, Fuck You: A Magazine of the Arts, Open Space, White Rabbit, Auerhahn, 0 to 9, Angel Hair, Locus Solus, and others. A Secret Location provides a glimpse into the world of the revolution in small press literary publishing by focusing on scenes on the West Coast and in downtown New York, including checklists for over eighty magazines and presses. It includes a preface by Jerome Rothenburg and contributions from many of the original editors and publishers. Illustrated with 200 b&w photos.
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