Chronicle Books, October 1993. First Edition. Oversize Softcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #157748
allen ginsberg and gregory corso posing naked in tangier timothy leery and neal cassady en route to millbrook psychedelic research center on ken keseys merry prankster bus jack kerouac and william burroughs in ginsbergs new york apartment lawrence ferlinghetti and his dog whitman in san franciscos city lights bookstore these are just a few of the bizarre snapshots of enduring beat era personalities appearing in this remarkable collection by one of the beat movements most celebrated founders poet alien ginsberg spanning more than three decades from 1953 to 1988 "Snapshot Poetics" contains candid photographs of legendary beat writers and artists as well as their disciples including norman mailer lou reed richard avedon kathy acker willem de kooning anne waldman and russian poet yevgeny yevtuchenko all accompanied by ginsbergs quirky handwritten captions a veritable whos who of the beat era and the ongoing literary scene it engendered ginsbergs classic images re-create the movement in all its glory.
Price clipped but otherwise in great shape.