The fall of America : poems of these States, 1965-1971 / Allen Ginsberg.

; City Lights Books
San Francisco : City Lights, [1972] .
ISBN 0872860639, 9780872860636

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Other Authors City Lights Books.
Subjects American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry.
Beat generation -- Poetry.
Beat generation.
New York (State) -- New York.
Poets, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.
Poets, American.
Series Pocket poets series ; no. 30.
Description 188 pages ; 16 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Summary "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 & silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. . . ."--Jacket.
Contents I. Thru the vortex west coast to east 1965-1966: Beginning of a poem of these states ; Continuation San Francisco southward ; These states into Los Angeles ; Hiway poesy L. A. to Wichita ; Auto poesy: on the lam from Bloomington ; Kansas City to St. Louis ; Bayonne entering N. Y. C. -- II. Zigzag back thru these states 1966-1967: Wings lifted over the black pit ; Cleveland, the flats ; A vow ; Autumn gold: New England fall ; Done, finished with the biggest cock ; Bayonne turnpike to Tuscarora ; An open window on Chicago ; Returning north of vortex ; Kiss ass ; Elegy Che Guevara ; War profit litany -- III. Elegies for Neal Cassady 1968: Elegy for Neal Cassady ; Chicago to Salt Lake by air ; Manhattan 'thirties flash ; Please master ; A prophecy ; Bixby Canyon ; Crossing nation ; Smoke rolling down street ; Pertussin ; Swirls of black dust on Avenue D ; Violence ; Past silver Durango over Mexic Sierra wrinkles ; Neal's ashes ; Going to Chicago ; Grant Park: August 28, 1968 ; Car crash --
IV. Ecologues of these states 1969-1971: Over Denver again ; Rising over night-blackened Detroit streets ; Imaginary universes ; To Poe: over the planet, air Albany-Baltimore ; Easter Sunday ; Falling asleep in America ; Northwest passage ; Sonora desert edge ; Reflections in sleepy eye ; Independence day ; In a moonlit hermit's cabin ; Rain-wet asphalt heat, garbage curled cans ; Death on all fronts ; Memory gardens ; Flash back ; Graffiti 12th cubicle men's room Syracuse ; After thoughts ; G. S. reading poesy at Princeton ; Friday the thirteenth ; D. C. mobilization ; Ecologue ; Guru om ; "Have you seen this movie?" ; Milarepa taste ; Over Laramie -- V. Bixby Canyon to Jessore road: Bixby Canyon to ocean path word breeze ; Hum bom! ; September on Jessore road.
Genre Poetry.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)589118
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
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