Poetry as Insurgent ArtLawrence Ferlinghetti
A manifesto, essay, and discourse on the value of poetic thought in the modern age.
In 1953 Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded the first paperback bookstore in the United States. In over five decades City Lights, the bookstore and publisher, has become a Mecca for millions. Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind (ND, 1958) is a number one best-selling volume of poetry by any living American poet. Now, New Directions presents his manifesto.
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|genre||Literature and Fiction » Beat Generation|
|publish date||September 1, 2007|
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