The Fall of America: Poems of These States 1965-1971; Inscribed by Allen Ginsberg

  • The Fall of America: Poems of These States 1965-1971.
  • The Fall of America: Poems of These States 1965-1971.

The Fall of America: Poems of These States 1965-1971.

$75.00

Item Number: 52014

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1972.

First edition, early printing. Small octavo, original wrappers. Inscribed by Allen Ginsberg on the title page. In near fine condition.

Beginning with "long poem of these States," The Fall of America continues Planet News chronicle tape-recorded scribed by hand or sung condensed, the flux of car bus airplane dream consciousness Person during Automated Electronic War years, newspaper headline radio brain auto poesy & silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. "[Ginsberg] is never negligible, and he is often (the only true test) unforgettable" (Helen Vendler, New York Times Book Review).

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