NEON

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No. 1-4 (all published). Brooklyn & New York. Spring 1956 - 1960. Includes Supplement to NOW and NEON OBIT. First 2 issues quarto, stapled mimeographed self-wrappers (light wear, toned), further issues in regular printing, 16mo and octavo, printed and pictorial wrappers.
Avant-garde and Beat generation periodical edited and published by Gilbert Sorrentino. Special attention was given to studying the craft of poetry and prose, for example proper use of American idiom and natural speech. Contributors include Stock, Sorrentino, Goodman, Lorine Niedecker, Louis Zukofsky, William Carlos. Williams, Hubert Selby jr, Charles Olson, Oppenheimer, Jones, J. Williams, Creeley, a.o.l. Cover to no 2 by Inez Taylor; Cover to no. 4 by Fielding Dawson.