Thus Spake the Corpse

Thus Spake the Corpse

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Andrei Codrescu's infamous anti-literary magazine Exquisite Corpse became a prime site of engaged dialogue in the stormy decade of its existence. Taking its name from Surrealism, the Corpse became the home of rebellion, passion, polemic, black humour, sedition, and all points between the front lines and back alleys of contemporary culture. In this text, Codrescu and Rosenthal resurrect the best essays and poems from Carl Rakosi, James Purdy, Joel Oppenheimer, Robert Creeley, Tom Clark and other members of America's vibrant and eclectic avant-garde.This is not happening somewhere else. ... If there was ever a cause worth fighting for Ita#39;s peace in Yugoslavia. ... But you will die in your bed, for no cause, Meaningless lives, meaningless deaths, Automobile freaks, image junkies, weaklings, mere lumps, ... BETWEEN SHIT etSHINOLA UJ aquot;Farewell to lyric wasteaquot; HZ E.M..

Title:Thus Spake the Corpse
Author:Andrei Codrescu
Publisher:David R. Godine Publisher - 1999


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