Preserving fire : selected prose / Philip Lamantia ; edited with an introduction by Garrett Caples ; bibliography by Steven Fama.

Author
Lamantia, Philip, 1927-2005 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
Seattle : Wave Books, [2018]
Description
165, xliv, 165 pages : illustrations; 23 cm

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Editor
Library of Congress genre
Essays [Browse]
Summary note
"A selection of prose writing from American poet Philip Lamantia (1927-2005), edited by poet Garrett Caples"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
"Preserving fire" : an introduction to the prose of Philip Lamantia -- Letter to Charles Henri Ford -- Surrealism in 1943 -- The Tchelitchew cover -- Young poets -- An American opinion -- Conscientious objector's statement -- Letter from San Francisco -- Editorial from The ark -- Conscientious objector's statement II -- Two introductions to John Hoffman -- Hymns to St. Geryon by Michael McClure -- Biographical note in the New American Poetry, 1945-1960 -- Vision and instigation of mescaline 1961 -- The beat generation -- Mental cement -- RevelatNewsPort by Raphael Kohler -- Notes towards a poetics of Weir -- Testament of the inter-voice -- Introduction to The wounded mattress (1970) by Sotère Torregian -- Philip Lamantia -- Statement for contemporary poets of the English language -- Between the gulfs (with "By elective affinities, then and now") -- Vital conflagrations -- The crime of poetry -- Harmonian research -- The oneiric light of Alice Farley -- Poetic matters (with "Notes toward a rigorous interpretation of surrealist occultation") -- Invisible webs -- Gerome Kamrowski : The revelation of night -- Radio voices : a child's bed of sirens -- The future of surrealism -- Alice Farley : Dancing at land's end -- Marie Wilson -- Clark Ashton Smith plaque dedication -- Statement on "Howl" -- Letter from Egypt -- Preface to Crossroads of the other (1992) by Ken Wainio -- Program note from a reading at the poetry project at St. Mark's Church, April 1999 -- Surrealism & mysticism -- Statement.
ISBN
  • 9781940696706 ((trade pbk.))
  • 1940696704
LCCN
2018004690
OCLC
1059799523
RCP
C - S

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