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A Coney Island of the mind

poems

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
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Open LibraryOL22162859M
ISBN 100811200418

Maureen McHugh’s “A Coney Island of the Mind” () fittingly provides an imagined glimpse of Coney’s future. Here, a virtual Coney is constructed which one can visit on-line from anywhere. It is possible to invent one’s own persona and one’s own Coney landscape. It is the ultimate opportunity to create our own Coney Island. Aug 02,  · A Coney Island of the Mind 94pp. New Directions. $ Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind () is an amusement park for the imagination, a “circus of the soul”, as he calls it, where “the poet like an acrobat / climbs on rime / to a high wire of his own making”. These poems were composed to be Author: Ian Pindar.


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The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 's―as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the memoriesbythesmile.com by: The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 's—as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul/5.

A Coney Island of the Mind is a collection of poetry by Lawrence Ferlinghetti originally published in It contains some of Ferlinghetti’s most famous poems, such as “I Am Waiting” and “Junkman's Obbligato”, which were created for jazz memoriesbythesmile.com: Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Dec 09,  · The use of jazz on this recording seems a bit hit and miss to me. It certainly seems to have been recorded as background rather than an equal to Ferlinghetti's reading. I'm quite happy with this as I basically bought the CD to hear his reading of 'A Coney Island of /5(6).

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The title of the book is "A Coney Island of the Mind" which Ferlinghetti explains symbolizes a circus of the mind or soul, showing his frame of mind when he wrote these poems. His general tone is forlorn and pessimistic, seeming to despair of life and the current situation of the world and the people in it.

Contents Books About: A collection of poetic works by the National Book Award Literarian Medal recipient features pieces that reflect the conservative post-war period of the s and includes such selections as "I Am Waiting" and "Junkman's Obbligado," in a volume complemented by a CD recording of the author's poetry readings.

In Lawrence Ferlinghetti cofounded City Lights, the first paperback bookstore in the United States, a Mecca for millions. His Coney Island of the Mind is one of the best-selling volumes of poetry by any living American poet.

Born in Yonkers, New York, inFerlinghetti has received the Robert Frost Memorial Medal and the first Literarian Award of the National Book Foundation/5(13). The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's Into the Night memoriesbythesmile.com it, Ferlinghetti expresses the way he felt during a short period in the s.

Taken together, his thoughts form a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul. Coney Island is often mentioned in literature, including memoriesbythesmile.com's stories. Coney Island features prominently in Joseph Heller's novel Closing Time.

"Coney Island", a poem by Jose Martí () A Coney Island of the Mind by Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a classic collection of poems from the Beat Generation. The title was inspired by Henry Miller's.

Jan 01,  · A Coney Island of The Mind (Special Edition) Poetry by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Ferlinghetti is a national treasure, and his voice has become part of our collective conscience. Some of his most famous poems from this collection such as “I Am Waiting” and “Junkman’s Obbligato” were created for jazz accompaniment.

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A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND Lawrence Ferlinghetti New York: New Directions, 91 pages. Comments by Bob Corbett November On a sunny crisp cold November day I curled up with a pot of hot tea and decided to go back and re-read A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND, a book of poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti which had deeply influenced me back in when I read it for the first time.

"A New Directions book." Includes index. Includes a newly recorded CD of the author reading the 29 poems from A Coney Island of the mind and selections from Pictures of the gone world. Description: 94 pages ; 22 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.). Contents: A Coney Island of the mind --Oral messages --Poems from Pictures of the gone world.

Immediately download the A Coney Island of the Mind, Poems summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching A Coney Island of the Mind, Poems. 94 p. ; 22 cm. + "A New Directions book." Includes index Includes a newly recorded CD of the author reading the 29 poems from A Coney Island of the mind and selections from Pictures of the gone world.

A Coney Island of the Mind (Book): Ferlinghetti, Lawrence: Baker & TaylorA collection of poetic works by the National Book Award Literarian Medal recipient features pieces that reflect the conservative post-war period of the s and includes such selections as I Am Waiting and Junkman's Obbligado, in a volume complemented by a CD recording of the author's poetry memoriesbythesmile.com PubA.

Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind continues to be the most popular poetry book in the U.S. It has been translated into nine languages, and there are nearly 1, copies in print. It has been translated into nine languages, and there are nearly 1, copies in print.

The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's Into the Night Life and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 's - as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul.

Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind has become a modern classic. The book immediately found a large audience, drawn to the poetry for its refreshing liberality, unconventionality, and humor. This special edition presents the first section of that book, the sequence of twenty-nine poems called "A Coney Island of the Mind".Brand: Arion Press.

A Coney Island of the Mind NPR coverage of A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

May 31,  · Now I get to experience his poetry as channeled through the Arion Press edition of A Coney Island of the Mind. This is a sumptuous edition right from the first touch.

The mouldmade Hahnemühle Bugra covering the slipcase and used throughout the book is. Lawrence Ferlinghetti is one the more unknown figures of the Beat Generation. However, 'A Coney Island of the Mind' presents itself as one the most accessible and enjoyable introductions both to the writing of the Beat Poets as to poetry in general.

What makes this tiny book /5(22). A Coney Island of the Mind has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has sold more than a million copies since published by New Directions in The dazzling archival black-and-white cover photo of Coney Island at night may have helped sales: a rare instance where you can tell a book by its cover, for the poems are dazzling too.

In Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded the first paperback bookstore in the United States. In over five decades City Lights, the bookstore and publisher, has become a Mecca for millions.

Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind (ND, ) is a number one best-selling volume of. Coney Island: The People's Playground is the first new history of Coney Island in almost half a century, tracing its evolution and cultural impact as an amusement center from its earliest development as a seaside resort to the present day Mermaid Parade.

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I first found Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind while an undergraduate, finding the wry attacks on the established order refreshing and invigorating. Ferlinghetti protests and rages against the madness of the nuclear age, against the misuse of religion and politics to enslave humanity, and against the colossal indifference that allows all this to happen.

May 10,  · A Coney Island of the Mind (Book): Ferlinghetti, Lawrence: A million copies in print?translated into over adozen languages?one of the best-selling and most popularbooks of poetry ever published, now available in a new hardcoveredition containing a CD of the author reading his work.

Ferlinghetti is a national treasure, and his voice hasbecome part of our collective conscience. Some of. A Coney Island of the Mind. A million copies in print—translated into over a dozen languages—one of the best-selling and most popular books of poetry ever published, now available in a new hardcover edition containing a CD of the author reading his work.

Ferlinghetti is a. May 10,  · A Coney Island of the Mind (Book): Ferlinghetti, Lawrence: Ferlinghetti is a national treasure, and his voice has become part of our collective conscience.

Some of his most famous poems from this collection such as I Am Waiting and Junkman's Obbligato were created for jazz accompaniment. Written in the conservative post-war s, his poems still resonate, as they will continue to resonate. Nov 16,  · The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 's—as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul/5(30).Get this from a library!

A Coney Island of the mind. [Lawrence Ferlinghetti; New Directions Publishing,] -- Twenty-nine poems from the 's.I read Coney Island of the Mine for the first time after my AP Calc final, sitting in the back of glass trying not to think about how the test had gone.

It's odd, how Ferlinghetti writes; very direct, almost unpoetic at times, themes full of ephemeral beauty but almost nothing in retrospect.

I loved the book as I read it, but I can't remember.