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Numbers 1-4 (all publ. till revival in 1970). Oxford/London, Summer 1959-1962. Original pictorial wrappers (all with light soilage and some damage to spines).

EUR 600.00

Editor: Michael Horovitz, Art Director: Anna Lovell. Together 3 physical issues (no. 2/3 is a double number). The journal reflects the influence of the Beat Generation in Britain and was important for considering poetry as a performing art. No. 4 is special issue on Jazz & Poetry. Contribs. by a.o. Samuel Beckett, William Burroughs, Kurt Schwitters, Stefan Themerson, John Cage, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Raymond Queneau, Eugene Ionesco, Stevie Smith. References: Archiv Sohm, p.52