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The Fall of America : Poems of These States 1965-1971 - Allen Ginsberg

The Fall of America

Poems of These States 1965-1971

Paperback Published: 1st June 1972
ISBN: 9780872860636
Number Of Pages: 188

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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 & silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. . . .

"[Ginsberg] is never negligible, and he is often (the only true test) unforgettable." — Helen Vendler, New York Times Book Review

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was an influential writer and poet during the 1950's Beat Generation and is best known for his poem "Howl."

ISBN: 9780872860636
ISBN-10: 0872860639
Series: Pocket Poets Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 1st June 1972
Publisher: City Lights Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.88 x 10.16  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.19