Item #298415 Deathtripping: The Cinema of Transgression

Deathtripping: The Cinema of Transgression

The Tears Corporation/Creation, October 1995. Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good. Item #298415
ISBN: 1871592291

Film/Poetry. Opening with an essay on Robert Frank's Pull My Daisy ("The first truly Beat film" -- Jonas Mekas) and related interviews with Alfred Leslie and Frank, Jack Sargeant's encyclopedic survey of "Beat cinema" interlaces essays on seminal films and their milieux with interviews of many of the major participants. Included in Naked Lens, chapters on John Cassavetes' Shadows, the San Francisco Beat scene, Harry Smith (Heaven & Earth Magic), Jack Smith (Flaming Creatures), Conrad Rooks (Chappaqua), Andy Warhol (Chelsea Girls), the complex array of film work connected with the life and work of William S. Burroughs (including Gus Van Sant's Drug Store Cowboy, David Cronenberg's Naked Lunch, et al), and Hollywood versions of the Beats, from b-films to Barfly; also, extensive interviews with, besides Leslie and Frank, Taylor Mead, Jonas Mekas, Peter Whitehead (Wholly Communion), Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, and Klaus Maeck (Decoder). Includes a length bibliography, a list of films available on video, and index of films discussed in the book. Loaded with photos and film-stills.

Gently used; Covers mildly worn from handling; Spine un-creased; Pages free of markings; An excellent copy.

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Price: $40.00

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