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

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National Book Award for Poetry, 1973

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. . . .

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Overview

National Book Award for Poetry, 1973

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. . . .

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872860636
  • Publisher: City Lights Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: City Lights Pocket Poets Series , #30
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 677,807
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Allen Ginsberg is also the author of Howl and Other Poems, which was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2004

    The most amazing collection of poetry i've ever read

    The Fall of America is the most intellectual thing i have ever read, each chapter kept me thinking for hours on end, its one of the best descriptive, intellegent things i've ever read it made me think on another level i highly recommend it

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