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."
Series: Pocket Poets Series
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: City Lights Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.8 x 12.5 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.19