The Floating Bear #29

New York: Diane Di Prima, [March] 1964.

Price: $150.00

Softcover. Magazine. Cover by George Herms. (20)pp. Single sheets printed both sides and secured with two staples. A bit of wear at the corner and library stamp on front wrap, near fine plus. An influential mimeograph created by di Prima and LeRoi Jones featuring some of the most important poets of the 20th Century. Unlike other magazines, this so-called "newsletter" was distributed via a mailing list, many of which were noted poets, journalists, critics, publishers and artists. For this reason, most copies were hand addressed or affixed with a mailing label and stamp, and folded for mailing. The issue features contributions from Robert Grosseteste, James Waring, Julian Beck, John Thomas, Frank O'Hara, Gerard Malanga, John Herbert McDowell, Gilbert Sorrentino and Fielding Dawson.

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The Floating Bear #29. Frank O'HARA, Fielding Dawson, Gilbert Sorrentino, John Herbert McDowell, Gerard Malanga, John Thomas, Julian Beck, James Waring, Robert Grosseteste, Diane di PRIMA.

Frank O'Hara
birth name: Frank O'Hara
born: 6/27/1926
died: 7/25/1966
nationality: USA

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American poet who gathered images from an urban environment to represent personal experience. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore