Subject:

Kenneth Rexroth

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    June 16, 2011

    Robert Burnham Jr.'s 1983 Testament: An Astronomer-Recluse Inscribes His Universe (Part I)

    Burnham, circa 1960, at the telescope Clyde Tombaugh used to find Pluto 30 years earlier​ Today, June 16, 2011, would have been Robert Burnham Jr.'s 80th birthday. Burnham was an Arizona astronomer who produced one of the most unusual, and most beloved, set of books of science, his Burnham's ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Clip Job: Ferlinghetti Gets Introspective

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 20, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 1 Ferlinghetti: No Place To Go But In-Dia By Ross Wetzsteon Last Saturday night, at the midnight performance, Fug drummer Ken Weaver suddenly spotted a long-absent face in the front row, jumped up, lea ... More >>

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    September 14, 2009

    Clip Job: Dylan Meets the Press

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 25, 1965, Vol. X, No. 23Dylan Meets the PressBy J.R. GoddardFour years ago a thin, aquiline-faced boy of 19 got off the subway from Hibbing, Minnesota, to come up for air in the Village, bearing with him no more than a battered guita ... More >>

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    April 23, 2008

    Kenneth Rexroth on the 'Madison Avenue Pismires'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 7, 1958, Vol. III, No. 28 'Sometimes I Come On Real Sweet' By Alan Bodian Kenneth Rexroth, reluctant father of the Beat Generation, was staying with a friend on Sixth Avenue near 56th Street. It was just past 11 a.m. when I arrived, and ... More >>

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    April 21, 2008

    Kenneth Rexroth on the Beat Generation

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 23, 1958, Vol. III, No. 26 Beat Generation? The other day Kenneth Rexroth, in town for some jazz-poetry readings at a local bar, dropped by these offices for a chat. Urged to commit his remarks to paper, he said he would write The Voi ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Young Socialists on Jack Kerouac

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1958, Vol. III, No. 25 The Beat Generation: A View from the Left By James E. Breslin [No, not that Jimmy Breslin -- Tony O.] In a little gray loft around the corner from the Village, the Young Socialist League held a literary S ... More >>

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    March 7, 2008

    Jack Kerouac's Favorite Book

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 18, 1957, Vol. II, No. 47 Back to the Village By Jerry Tallmer Jack Kerouac, the Greenwich Village writer who (with Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso), had to go to San Francisco to become a San Francisco writer and get famous, s ... More >>

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