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2 edition of Hotel Wentley Poems found in the catalog.

Hotel Wentley Poems

John Wieners

Hotel Wentley Poems

original versions.

by John Wieners

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Dave Haslewood in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous edition: 1958.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13794898M

The Hotel Wentley Poems was published in , when Wieners was twenty-four. Wieners returned to Boston in and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. In , he moved to New York City and worked as an assistant bookkeeper at Eighth Street Books from , living on the Lower East Side with Herbert Huncke. I call on Kane’s Book, which is a Book of Daniel, not Trocchi, as a reference to the self-consciousness and sense of display that enters into Dave Haselwood Books as opposed to the early Auerhahn titles. The two editions of The Hotel Wentley Poems capture this shift. In the Haselwood edition, the mysterious Jerry Burchard cover.

  Allen Ginsberg on John Wieners part 2 – continues from here [Allen continues reading from “The Hotel Wentley Poems” beginning with a reading from “A poem for early risers”] – “I’m infused with the day” – Well, this is for people who’ve been up all night, “early risers” means people who’ve been up all night or (are) getting up at five a.m and going out to score on. He lived for a year and a half in San Francisco, where he wrote his breakthrough book, Hotel Wentley Poems (). In the early seventies he settled into an apartment on Boston's Beacon Hill, where he lived and wrote until his death in

Buy Selected Poems by John Wieners online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. The Hotel Wentley poems Starting at $ Stars Seen in Person: Selected Journals of John.   The Hotel Wentley Poems by John Wieners (Auerhahn Press, ) John Wieners, The Hotel Wentley Poems. The dude wrote a poem called “A Poem for Cocksuckers” I don’t think that there’s much more to say. What I learned from John Wieners: It’s okay to be batshit crazy if you can write like an angel. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath.


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Hotel Wentley Poems by John Wieners Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wieners famously wrote The Hotel Wentley Poems over the course of six days in The Hotel Wentley, where Wieners stayed, was a San Francisco Beat institution and this set of poems is an important document in terms of both Beat poetics and the San Francisco Renaissance in general/5.

One hopes that a serious, scholarly edition of the Hotel Wentley Poems will appear, with backstory and textual apparatus and critical materials. However, that has not happened yet, and this book is NOT that kind of a serious edition of Wieners' important poetry book.

It's just a bland reprint of the text/5(3). Dave Haselwood founded the Auerhahn Press in The first title he printed was The Hotel Wentley Poems by John Wieners. The story I have heard (from Dave himself) is that he loaned Wieners his own room at the Hotel Wentley, as Wieners was without a place to stay; when he returned, he found the room empty but for a sequence of poems typed and lying on a desk.

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The Hotel Wentley Poems was published inwhen Wieners was twenty-four. Subsequently, he was a contributor to Donald Allen 's seminal New American Poetry anthology. Wieners returned to Boston in and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. Buy The Hotel Wentley Poems by Wieners, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). He published his first book of poetry, The Hotel Wentley Poems (), at the age of Numerous collections followed, including Ace of Pentacles (); Nerves (); Behind the State Capitol, or Cincinnati Pike (), a collection of letters, Hotel Wentley Poems book, and poems; Selected Poems – (); and Cultural Affairs in Boston: Poetry.

The Hotel Wentley Poems, Wieners's first book (), are available online--all of them. This is a book that should be read in one sitting, and it offers a powerful reading experience.

This is a book that should be read in one sitting, and it offers a powerful reading experience. Selected Poems (Grossman Publishers, ) Nerves (The Book Service, ) Youth (Phoenix Book Shop, ) Asylum Poems (Angel Hair Books, ) Pressed Wafer (Gallery Upstairs Press, ) Ace of Pentacles (J. Carr, ) The Hotel Wentley Poems (Auerhahn Press, ) Prose.

Genre/Form: Poems: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wieners, John, Hotel Wentley poems. S.F.: D. Haselwood, (OCoLC) This selection includes poems from The Hotel Wentley Poems, Ace of Pentacles, Pressed Wafer, Asylum Poems, Nerves, Behind the State Capitol or Cincinnati Pike, Uncollected Poemsand She'd Turn on a Dime From The Hotel Wentley Poems () The scene changes Five hours later and I come into a room where a clock ticks.

I find a pillow to muffle the sounds I make/5. How the Hotel Wentley Poems Undermined My Self-Confidence by Irving Rosenthal I was visiting Allen Ginsberg one day, and in the midst of our usual light gossip about friends, artists, poets and their welfare, Allen showed me a small black booklet he had just gotten, and asked if.

John Wieners's The Hotel Wentley Poems () was the first book published by the Auerhahn Press, with Haselwood handling the design and layout and the printing delegated to the commercial firm East Wind Printers.

Ultimately, the final product did not meet Haselwood's expectations and some of Wieners’s language had been censored. The Hotel Wentley poems are nested in here, and they are the most grandly erotic and heartfelt homosexual sketches about living out of time in friendship on the edge, and seeing the whole.

Bold clarity and longing saturate the language of The Hotel Wentley Poems and dimensionalize the poet’s documenting eye to bring the work to the pitch of a very present-tense testimony; in this respect, its courageousness is its enduring salience.

The book won immediate admiration from poets of such diverse affiliations as Jack Spicer, Allen Ginsberg, and Frank O’Hara and so rapidly became. The Hotel Wentley Poems. SF: The Auerhahn Press, First edition, second issue (unexpurgated) of the author's first book. Wrps. (24pp.). Page 8 prints a full-page drawing of the author by Robert LaVigne, who has signed and inscribed this copy on the first prelim: "For Bill Harris, that you may know the beautiful John Wieners in his first show of light & music.

Bob LaVigne. Wieners’ Hotel Wentley poems were good to see. His poems are known more extensively in mss than in print, even tho they do occasionally appear in magazines. Good to see that he had for once gotten past the point of destroying everything he wrote and that what was saved was so powerful.

San Francisco: Dave Haselwood, Second edition, restored text. Octavo, pp (25), (3), stapled in illustrated card covers. Printed price at bottom of rear cover inked out, else a VG clean copy, with ink ownership signature of an important Canadian poet, Patrick Lane (signed "Lane 69"). The poet's first book, first published inwith some text censored.

Young, Male Homosexual in. The Hotel Wentle y Poems. was written during the week of June 15 to Jwhen John Wieners visited David Haselwood in the Wentley Hotel in San Francisco, California. These poems became the first book published by Haselwood’s San Francisco Auerhahn Press in ; a reprint of.

The Hotel Wentley Poems. was issued in with minor. Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners gathers work by one of the most significant poets of the Black Mountain and Beat generation. Includes poems that have previously never been published, the full text of the edition of his influential The Hotel Wentley Poems, plus poems from rare sources, facsimiles, notes, and collages by Wieners.

Two books have been published posthumously, including a book, Kidnap Notes Next, ed. by Dunn, in and A Book of Prophecies in BOOKS OF POETRY The Hotel Wentley Poems (Auerhahn Press, ); Of Asphodel.stretched out so his book and his head fit under the lowest branch wondering if The Hotel Wentley Poems is as great as I say it is Browse all Famous poems > By Frank O Hara.

k views +list. Share it with your friends: Make comments, explore modern poetry.Wieners's first collection of poems, The Hotel Wentley Poems (), was written in San Francisco and became an instant sensation with the Beats. InWieners moved to New York City with aid from Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Foundation and returned to Boston in