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Solitudes Crowded with Loneliness

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Publisher Comments:

Kaufman promotes a spontaneous, prophetic verse, mixing street talk and jazz with vision. contains odes to Charles Mingus, Hart Crane, Ray Charles, and Albert Camus as well as love lyrics, political rants, "Prison Poems," and the prose meditation "Second April."

Synopsis:

Published in 1965, assembles ten years' work of Bob Kaufman, celebrated in San Francisco as the original Beat and in France as "the American Rimbaud."

About the Author

Bob Kaufman, one of fourteen children born in Louisiana to a German Jewish father and a black Catholic mother, ran away to sea when he was thirteen, circling the globe nine times in the next twenty years. In the 1950s, when working as a waiter at the Los Angeles Hilton, he met another erstwhile member of the Merchant Marine, Jack Kerouac, and soon thereafter both moved north to found, along withe Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and others, the San Francisco literary "renaissance" of the time.

Table of Contents

Poems — Second April — Abomunist manifesto.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811200769
Author:
Kaufman, Bob
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
v. 8
Publication Date:
19650117
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.3 in 0.24 lb

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