Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

ISBN-10: 1560252278

ISBN-13: 9781560252276

Edition: 2000

Authors: Alan Kaufman, S. A. Griffin

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From recognised legendary Americans like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac to Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Tupac Shakur, the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry draws upon a fascinating cast of poets to remind the reader of an alternative way of perceiving things.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/27/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Publisher's Note
Walt Whitman
Prologue: Voices From Outlaw Heaven
Poem To The Freaks
Soul Eyes
Sitting on a Bench Near TSQuare
In the Event of My Demise
Mein Kampf
American Renegades
Wild Thing
Rabbit Man
1989 cont./Gorilla in the Midst #6
From Tombstone as a Lonely Charm (Part 3)
From Cleveland Undercovers
From Suburban Monastery Death Poem
The Bells of Cherokee Ponies
The suburban prophets (for R.D.D.)
Poem for Beverly
Reality Jew (1964)
From Cleveland: The Rectal Eye Visions
Revolutionary Letter #1
Revolutionary Letter #4
Revolutionary Letter #12
Revolutionary Letter #29
Revolutionary Letter #36
Tracking Bob Dylan
Wanted Man
Jesse James and His Boys
Jesus Christ
In a Suburb of Thebes
Night and Fog (San Francisco)
The Shower Scene in Psycho
Bagel Shop Jazz
I, Too, Know What I Am Not
Would You Wear My Eyes?
To My Son Parker, Asleep in the Next Room
Jail Poems 1-34
Abomunist Manifesto
Short Speech to My Friends
How to Proceed in the Arts
On Jackson Pollock
Ballad of a Bad Boy
High on Rebellion
Notes for the Future: August 2, 1998, New York City
Notes, New York City, 1976
Ode to a Tijuana Toilet
9th and Hennepin
Beauty Is Everywhere Beaudelaire
Hiding Places
On Franz Kline
Warren Finnerty Riding a Bicycle on 4th Avenue at Midnight Dreaming of Love and Wine and Franz Kline
Stone of the Heart
Blues Poem
One Arm
Poem to the Seventeenth of November 1962
Rambling Jack (a biography)
Chasing Kerouac's Shadow
On Henry Miller
A Poem in Prose for My Venus
Advice to a Young Writer
The Shortest Novel of Them All
From a letter to Jim Scully, December 1994
From The Blood About the Heart
The Recognition #2
Buy, Always Consume (by Ferruccio Brugnaro, translated by Jack Hirschman)
Act (by Roque Dalton, translated by Jack Hirschman)
An Essay on William Carlos Williams
We Bumped off Your Friend the Poet
I'm Not a Man
The Ex-Nun and the Gay Poet
William Carlos Williams
Classic Frieze in a Garage
Let Go and Feel Your Nakedness
At the Cafe Trieste
Dream of Frank O'Hara
Letter to Harold Norse, February 14th, 1957
Ten Outlaw Heroes
241st Chorus
149th Chorus
211th Chorus
Adventures in Auto-eroticism
Leaving L.A. by Train at Night, High ...
Poet Talking to Himself in the Mirror
Dear Villon
Poets Hitchhiking on the Highway
Greenwich Village Suicide
C'mon Pigs of Western Civilization, Eat More Grease
Letter to William Carlos Williams, February 23, 1957
Letter to William Carlos Williams, October 4, 1958
Letter to Harold Norse, August 26, 1960
South Central Los Angeles Death Trip, 1982
From Devoured by Myths, an interview with Sylvere Lotringer
I Begin to Feel
The Evening News
"My Legs Senor."
Cold Lost Marbles
A Non-Christian on Sunday
The Bride Goes Wild
In His Own Words
Puerto Rican Obituary
Telephone Booth number 301
Telephone Booth number 507
Telephone Booth number 898 1/2
Telephone Booth number 63765057
Telephone Booth number 542
Telephone Booth number 32439
The Galilee Hitch-Hiker
Bike Messenger Leading the People
Women Are Hungry
Manifest Destiny
An Oliver Stone Movie
From Song of the Open Road, parts 1 and 2
Walt Whitman Strides the Llano of New Mexico
These Are My Words, My Neon, Siliconed, Carcinogenic Words. But This Is My Poem, My Poem About Elvis
House of Strangers
Who Are We?
The Saddest Man on Earth
On Reading Whitman's Song of Myself at One O'Clock in the Morning
Across the Mississippi
Let Us
The Crucifixion of Johnny Carson
Slamdancing to the Blues
Blasted Youth
Satan After Hours
Thief of Fire
The Night of the Living Tits
Why Rimbaud Went to Africa
From The Exploding Parable
From Clay Man High House Head
From What I Have Learned About Boxing
From the Doomsday Bonnet, #16, #27
The Slam
Lucky Strike No Strike Back
The Stroke
Debt of Blood
The Outlaw
Welcome To McDonalds
My Life as I Remember It
In the Hands of the Enemy
Logic in the House of Sawed-off Telescopes
Siamese Opposites
Check One
I'm an Emotional Idiot
Scab Maids on Speed
Jenny's Shirt
Like Lilly Like Wilson
William, I Giggled with Your Girlfriend
Project Princess
Imagining America
It's a Good Day
Chicks Up Front
The Scalping
American Renegades
An American Poem
I Always Put My Pussy ...
Marianne Faithfull's Cigarette
First Date with the D.J.
For Brandon Teena
From Tomorrow
What Is a Jew?
How to Score
To Come
I Told You I Like Indians
Subway Poem
In the Eye of the Beholder
Two Horses
The Crippled Artist
Global Inequalities
The Heavy Headed Dance
Barney Rosset and The Evergreen Review
Ernest Hemingway
The Little Sons of Fidel
If my Enemy is A Clown, A Natural Born Clown
To the police officer who refused to sit in the same room as my son because he's a "gang banger"
Rosalie Has Candles
Somebody Was Breaking Windows
Believe Me When I Say ...
Meeting the Animal in Washington Square Park
Don't Read That Poem!
It's Dumb to be a Member of a Dominant Species
For Seattle Boy Sacred Mantle
From I Am in Danger Nowhere in This World
Van Gogh
Sick Art
The Fortune Cookie Man
To Woody Woodpecker
Rejected Mafia Nicknames
What Kind of Cars They Drove
Just Go Fuck Yourself
This Mind Is Buddah
Tozan's Pretzels
We Have Chocolate Pudding
What Is the Beautiful?
The Scattering of the Ashes: The Burial of a Poet
Seekin's the Cause
Twice a Month Is Mother's Day
Poem--Miguel Pinero
A Mongo Affair
Ode to My Mother
A Wish Come True
Much Ado About Nothing
Reasons to Drink
Molecular Conspiracy
Playing the Game
Some Profession
Note to Lorca
A Poem for Jesse
On Passing thru Morgantown, Pa.
Children in the Shelter
Rehabilitative Report: We Can Still Laugh
Georgetown Poems (7)
Psalm XVI
A chipped black hole
In the Vicinity of a Grocer
Lungs of Glass
Boxed City
First and Last FearPoem
At the End
From Beat Thing
From The Eyes, The Blood
Compensation Portrait
Incomplete Directions
The Saxophone Factory
The Bones #2
James Dean
Meat Poets
The Mimeo Revolution
A Bukowski Writing Lesson
Thinking About Then and Now
The System
Poem for the Working Man and the Upper Mobile Yuppie
Certain Prostitute
Poem for Paulie
Frozen Alley
Jailhouse Dreams #1
Dead Kid
No Rain Sunday Morning
Round Up
From Machine Gun
A Threat
Aboard the Bounty
Land of a Thousand Dances
Beyond B.F. Skinner
Paul Cezanne: Self Portrait, 1875
Paul Cezanne: The Large Bathers, 1906
On Marvin Malone and The Wormwood Review
Ten Commandments for How to Successfully Publish a Little Magazine
American Renegades
The American Night
From Resume
Punk Rock Royalty
Video Violence
On 115
City Madness
From Martin XIV
Chopped Scooter
The Kid
Song to Fidel (translated by Ed Dorn and Gordon Brotherston)
What Is A Saint
Turtle Blues
An Aging Radical Muses on His Conjugal Visits
Collect Telegram from a Mad Dog
Hobo on Flatcar Eastbound for St. Paul
Young Boy in Bus Station Coffee Shop
Man in Harbor Coffee Shop
8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain
The Ocean Below
With van Gogh
Rimbaud Sees the Dentist
School Prayer for the 80's
The New America
Great Moments in the History of Capitalism
Where Is My Wandering Jew
Paint It Red (and Black)
The Babarians
This Is the Babarians
Lost My Job and Wrote This Poem
Poetry in Orange County
In the Bookstore
The Wino, The Junkie, and The Lord
I'm Not Mad
The Real Me
I Was with Her Long Enough To Change Brands of Cigarettes
The Living Legend
On Long Shot
It's About the End of the World Stupid
Dear Ezra
As for Us
(some) people have enough problems
Mal de Tete
American Renegades
Homage to Hersch
From High on the Beats
Wail Bar Night
Mad Dogs of Trieste
The Woman at the Palace of the Legion of Honor
New York Guy in Berlin Night
Career Move
Murdered in the Middle of the Dance
Elsie John
Just Say NO to Family Values
Electronic Multimedia Shamanism
Letter to Caliban
From Songs of the Revolution
Leaflet for Soldiers
Poem in the Manner of Paul Blackburn
First Lady
Marilyn Monroe Is Dead
You Fucking Cunt
Billie and Satchmo
Harvesting Organs: On the Head-Injury Death of a 24 Year Old Boy in Vermont
Ball and Chain Record Store
Asteroid Poem #15
For Madeline Gleason
Was Poe Afraid?
Cool Hobohemians 1950's Bennies from Heaven Poem
Displaced Poet
The states
In Memorian: Charles Mingus
For Frank
From Bones
Collaborating with Kerouac
Hey, Jack!
Jack Kerouac Returns to Lowell after 25 Years
The Door for Love and Death
The Suicide Room
Love Is the Silence
Venice West
Memoirs of a Nun of Fire
7th Sound for John Garfield
You'll Despise Me for This, But I'm Going to Say It Anyway
and sometimes it all hangs crooked
The Carma Bums
The Carma Bums (Because This Is What America's All About)
Cartoons Are My Life
I Ate Fig Newtons Until I Puked
America Poem
There Is a River
Sunset Strip Self-Improvement Affirmations
No Mercy
I Am the Bomb
The Word
American Renegades
The San Francisco Oracle: A Brief History
The God I Worship Is a Lion
Jesus I Am Sick of the Spiritual Warfare!
After the Cries of the Birds Has Stopped
In Transit
Seed Pods
Manifesto for Mutants
My Life
Downtown Woman
Ten Commandments of a Street Poet
Bukowski Poem
From Slave Sonnet #1
From Slave Sonnet #7
From Slave Sonnet #10
The Wedding of Everything
This Is the Land of Missed Opportunity
Suzanne Goes Down
On Prison Poetry
To Those
Sing Sing Sits Up The River
After All Those Years
My Room
Lap 15512
My Father
The Unbearables
Introduction to The Unbearables
Dead Louis
Factory Still Life
Kurt Cobain
God Is Here
The Bus Driver's Secret Song
Sound Effects
Write a fucking poem
The Professional
Cafe Ennui
Panoplistic Traditions in Memphis
Yardbirds of Vermont
Thursday Night in the Park
Business District
Spanish Girls
Mendel's Law
I Want the Nobel Prize
Teeth and Totemism
Red Snappers
Poets To Come
Copyright Acknowledgments
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