The Beat Scene

Corinth Books, 1960. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Used - Good. Item #618348

A fair copy in original pictorial wraps (creasing and wear to spine and covers; text has some ink underlining; ink name inside front cover). 185, [7] pages. 'America's new literary generation in photographs and with an extensive selection of their prose and poetry' (lower wrapper); includes the complete text of Ferlinghetti's 'Tentative Description of a Dinner to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower', plus Seymour Krim's article 'Making It!' and previously unpublished selections by Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Frank O'Hara, and others. Notable particularly for McDarrah's coverage of the phenomenon (chiefly the Greenwich Village scene). Editor's introduction; bibliographical references. McDarrah, Fred (photographer); Over 100 b/w Photographs (chiefly portraits).

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