BEAT COAST EAST - MAGAZINE 1960
Beat Coast East: An Anthology of Rebellion
96 pages | 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall | Soft Cover | Excelsior Press Publishers | New York 1960
Edited by Stanley Fisher,
who also contributes twenty definitions of what he considers "Beat" to mean, including:
Criminal without a crime | Just nowhere | Playing double or nothing with God | Playing safe
b/w illustrations by Claes Oldenberg, Boris Lurie, Stanley Fisher and Elaine de Kooning. Photos by Fred W. McDarrah.
Includes poems by the usual suspects & Beat Legends -- Ginsberg, Corso, Orlovsky, Le Roi Jones, Diane DiPrima, Jack Kerouac -- but also their milieux in NY. That means Ray Bremser, Howard Hart, Stephen Tropp, and Daisy Alden. Norman Mailer essay on Picasso too, and a couple of very cool poems by Hugh Romney, aka Wavy Gravy.
Check out reproduction of NO!art paintings by Boris Lurie.