Kenneth Rexroth And Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Poetry Readings In The Cellar

  • Release Date: 05 Feb 1998
  • FCD-7717-2

"During the spring of 1957 a series of fascinating experiments took place in San Francisco. The scene was the Cellar, a downstairs nightclub that used to be a Chinese restaurant. . . . The experiment was an attempt to meld the twin forms of modern expression--jazz and poetry. The participants were two San Francisco poets-- Kenneth Rexroth, widely known for some years as a translator, poet, and commentator on the social scene, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a modern poet of … MORE