A chronicle of violent fury and compassion, written when Surrealism was still vigorous and doing battle with psychotic "reality," The Journal of Albion Moonlight is the American monument to engagement.
"Now begins the revival of an eccentric virtuoso poet/visual artist whose work was admired by many of the 20th century's most unlikely "bobbysoxers". Like fabrics stitched into a crazy quilt, Patchen's hard-to-find books are gathered in We Meet, introducing a wide range of his work to a whole new generation of readers. It is chock-full of far-out poetry, rhythmic numinous prose, facetious fables, and jazzy drawings. Musician and visual artist Devendra Banhart complements We Meet with a celebratory, quixotic preface. So what are you waiting for? Come meet Kenneth Patchen!"--BOOK JACKET.
Verses compiled from ten previous volumes condemn the violence, hate, and injustice of the modern world and express trust in the eventual triumph of divine love and the good in human nature
Gathers picture poems by the Ohio-born writer and artist and offers a brief appreciation of Patchen and his work
Includes bibliographical references.
Traces how the works of Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew reflected the poor majority in mid-nineteenth-century London, citing the achievements of such influential figures as John Maynard Keyes, Paul Samuelson, and Amartya Sen.
Gathers the author's reviews, essays, and letters concerning modern poets, including Rexroth, Lowell, and Ginsberg
Here in these pages the extraordinary rage and power of Patchen's imagination, and the virtuosity of his technique, were never more striking-their impact is indeed breathtaking. His new universe is exciting and spirit-cleansing. the light streaming from the hand and heart of this poet-artist illuminates the darkness, the sordid and confused pettiness of our day-to-day existence.
This tells of an astonishing band of adventurers seeking the Devil himself. It is a tale of demons and changelings, monsters and mermaids--and of how it is not always serious to die, the first time it happens.
Fully-annotated edition of English mystic Margery Kempe's life and divine revelations (dated 1436-8). (This edition previously published by Longman.)
With a new introduction by Ali Smith 'One of the most original, radical and stylish fiction writers of the twentieth century' Independent Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency - one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess. A satirical tale of magic and sex, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman is a dazzling quest for truth, love and identity.
Patchen, Collected Poems. The great poet's complete poetry.
Beware of a bite under a full moon, it will complicate your love life.
Contains three of Patchen's collections.