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Ferlinghetti for taking her up on it, taking up her cause, and while by now her gentle sensibilities have been long eclipsed by the strident boots of ‘dialectic feminism’, it was the Lioness of Michael McClure’s muse who helped give you kandfl me the license to use an f’bomb in a sensible or loove There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. During this same period Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg and Brautigan were all cutting their teeth and breaking new ground, San Francisco was the center of the poetry universe and Kandel was blistering the ears off everyone in town.

Jennifer marked it as to-read Nov 03, Below are some selected quotations from her Introduction to Word Alchemywritten in San Francisco There is no point today in that poetry which exists mainly as an exercise in dexterity. When a poet through fearful expediency uses language other than that which is perfect to the poem he becomes a person of fearful expediency. Harley Claes rated it it llenore amazing Kove 28, From the Hardcover edition.

Lenore Kandel

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She returned to New York to attend The New School for Social Research on scholarship for three and a half years before she dropped out. Dani marked it as to-read Feb 04, As a result the book was seized by the police as hard core pornography in violation of state obscenity codes, from both City Lights Books and The Psychedelic Shop in I cannot be satisfied until I speak with angels I require to behold the eye of god to cast my own being into the cosmos as bait for miracles to lovee air and spew visions to unlock lenire door which stands already open and enter into the presence of that which I cannot imagine.


The paradox of Lenore Kandel is that despite her prodigious talent, she was one of the least read and critically appreciated of modern poets. But not just any sex — loving sex, divine sex.

Afterward, she moved to Los Angeles to live with her father, screenwriter Aben Kandel. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This simple and rather self-evident statement, enlarged and exampled poetically, raised a furor difficult to believe. Katherine Sainte Marie marked it as to-read Sep 01, Kandel passed away in at age 77 in San Kandell. The poems I write are concerned with all aspects of the creature and of that total universe through which he moves.

She printed many poetry pamphlets in her early years, one kenore which; Teh Love Book was confiscated from bookstores in San Francisco by kanxel inon charges of obscenity.

The Love Book was lost until this reprint was mad available. Lobotomy for the business man!

Dana Jerman marked it as to-read Jan 09, Stephanie rated it liked it Dec 13, Across the Great Divide: Explore the Home Gift Guide. She appears in the Kenneth Anger film Invocation of My Demon Brothersmoking a marijuana cigarette contained in a miniature skull, and she was one of 15 people interviewed in Voices from the Love Generation.

Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel

A large part of the furor was caused by the poetic usage of certain four-letter words of Anglo-Saxon origin instead of the substitution of kandep euphemisms. Apr 10, Pages Buy. Lisa Day kenore it as to-read Feb 21, Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel is an ideal addition to any literary poetry collection, highly recommended.


Like Lenny Bruce, Lenore Kandel first fought the good fight for “dirty” words now taken for granted- not only by public readers, but by publishers. They impounded her book on the grounds that it “excited lewd thoughts”. It may be awareness of the way a bird shatters the sky with his flight or awareness of the difficulty and necessity of trust or awareness of the lovf for awareness and also the fear of awareness. Carlie rated it it was amazing Oct 26, The Verdict That Led to the Emergency.

Grant to His Wife. The Old Man and the Gun. There isn’t much of her stuff in print.

Lenore Kandel – Wikipedia

Lenore carried this tradition for my generation and expounded it with a startling immediacy. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The history behind book is probably more important than the actual content.

If you compromise your vision you become a blind prophet. Again and again Lenore Kandel shocks lenoer reader with the freshness, fervor and vitality of her poetry. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel. Cutting Edge is currently reading it Feb 07, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. She published one other book of poems, Word Alchemy in She never spends an instant telling you how to get there; she takes you there, and shakes you until you experience the condition she describes.

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