Synopses & Reviews
National Book Award for Poetry, 1973
Beginning with "long poem of these States," The Fall of America continues Planet News chronicle tape-recorded scribed by hand or sung condensed, the flux of car bus airplane dream consciousness Person during Automated Electronic War years, newspaper headline radio brain auto poesy and silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. . . .
About the Author
Allen Ginsberg is also the author of Howl and Other Poems, which was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956.