Limited Editions Lenore Kandel The Love Book

ISBN 13: 9780966531312

The Love Book

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9780966531312: The Love Book

"THE LOVE BOOK", transcendental jewel of American Poetry, banned as part of an illegal program of harassment, arrests, and mass confiscations  instituted by then-governor Ronald Reagan, is back in all its notorious glory to claim its rightful place in San Francisco literary history.

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Featuring a newly designed three color cover, hand-stitched binding, a printing history, and archival quality paper.  

About the Author:

In 1966, The Love Book was banned and seized similarly to how Allen Ginsberg's Howl was treated almost a decade earlier. The ban on Howl was overturned at trial and the book can be found at any bookstore; the ban on The Love Book was upheld for 8 years, and the book was never reprinted until now.   Kandel was threatened with arrest if she read her poems at the University of New Mexico, where an assistant English professor defied the ban and gave the poems to his class to read. She read anyway, and the audience was so supportive that the cops were afraid to arrest her, for fear of sparking a riot.   She read at the infamous San Francisco Be-in, sharing the stage with Jefferson Airplane.

She was immortalized in Kerouac'sBig Sur as "Romana Schwartz".

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Kandel, Lenore
Editore: Superstition Street Press, San Francisco (2003)
ISBN 10: 0966531310 ISBN 13: 9780966531312
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Descrizione libro Superstition Street Press, San Francisco, 2003. Wraps. Condizione libro: Fine. Limited Edition. Limited Edition. Wraps. 8 3/8" X 7 1/8". 8pp, Unpaginated. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered. The first republication of the famed, banned collection of erotic poetry of Beat poet Lenore Kandel, which, on its 1966 publication, led to the arrests of shop clerks at City Lights Books and The Psychedelic Shop, the seizing of copies by the police, and, at its time, the longest running obscenity trial in San Francisco history. A fine copy, boarded and in protective archival sleeve. Codice libro della libreria 1402

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