Pictures Of The Gone World: 60th Anniversary Edition by Lawrence FerlinghettiPictures Of The Gone World: 60th Anniversary Edition by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Pictures Of The Gone World: 60th Anniversary Edition

byLawrence Ferlinghetti

Hardcover | January 8, 2016

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti has influenced American culture like few other poets. But in 1955, shortly before he would gain fame as the beloved author of A Coney Island of the Mind, he was an unpublished and mostly unknown poet. He launched City Lights Publishers that year with a five-hundred-copy letterpress edition of Pictures of the Gone World, Number One in the Pocket Poets Series. A classic collection of early work, Pictures includes many of Ferlinghetti's most iconic poems. This limited edition sixtieth anniversary hardcover restores the book to its original selection, and is a must for collectors and fans.Lawrence Ferlinghettiis a poet, painter, and founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Lawrence Ferlinghetti has influenced American culture like few other poets. But in 1955, shortly before he would gain fame as the beloved author of A Coney Island of the Mind, he was an unpublished and mostly unknown poet. He launched City Lights Publishers that year with a five-hundred-copy letterpress edition of Pictures of the Gone World, Number One in the Pocket Poets Series. A classic collection of early work, Pictures includes many of Ferlinghetti's most iconic poems. This limited edition sixtieth anniversary hardcover restores the book to its original selection, and is a must for collectors and fans.Lawrence Ferlinghettiis a poet, painter, and founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.
A prominent voice of the wide-open poetry movement that began in the 1950s, Lawrence Ferlinghetti has written poetry, translation, fiction, theater, art criticism, film narration, and essays. Often concerned with politics and social issues, Ferlinghetti's poetry countered the literary elite's definition of art and the artist's role in ...
Title:Pictures Of The Gone World: 60th Anniversary EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 6.25 × 4.75 × 0.36 inPublished:January 8, 2016Publisher:City Lights PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0872866904

ISBN - 13:9780872866904

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