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Creator: Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (1974-)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 02/15/2008. More info below under Accruals.
A two volume anthology of essays based on lectures about writing and creative work given at Naropa's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics during the 1970s.
Allen Ginsberg -- Introduction
Robert Duncan -- Warp and Woof: Notes from a Talk
Diane Di Prima -- Light / and Keats
Ted Berrigan -- The Business of Writing Poetry
William S. Burroughs -- It Belongs to the Cucumbers: On the Subject of Raudive's Tape Voices
Edward Dorn -- Strumming Language
Michael McClure -- Cinnamon Turquoise Leather: (A Personal Universe Deck)
Ron Padgett -- Stoically Bedazzled
Clark Coolidge -- Arrangement
Jackson MacLow -- The Poetics of Chance & the Politics of Simultaneous Spontaneity, or the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Revised & Abridged)
John Cage -- Empty Words with Relevant Material
Michael Brownstein -- Imagination for Adults
Philip Whalen -- Sudden Histories, Natural Jumps
Jerome Rothenburg -- Changing the Present, Changing the Past: A New Poetics
Anne Waldman -- My Life, a List
Miguel Algarin -- Volume and Value of the Breath in Poetry
Lewis MacAdams -- Poetry and Politics
Ed Sanders -- Investigative Poetry: The Content of History Will Be Poetry
Allen Ginsberg -- Visions of Ordinary Mind: (1948-1955): Discourse with Questions & Answers
The Jack Kerouac School was founded in 1974 by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman as part of the Naropa Institute. It has evolved to include Naropa University's Summer Writing Program and the Department of Writing & Poetics, with programs that offer an MFA in Writing & Poetics, a BA in Writing and Literature, and a low residency MFA in Creative Writing.
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Acquisition Source: Various Naropa University departments.
Acquisition Method: Departmental transfers.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of Item], U69-50-900, Naropa University Archives, Naropa University, Boulder, CO.
Processing Information: Materials were placed in acid free folders and box.
Other Note: Funding for this finding aid was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Other URL: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/