Gasoline & Vestal Lady on Brattle
Gasoline & Vestal Lady on Brattle
Pocket Poets Number 8


Gasoline & Vestal Lady on Brattle is volume number 8 in the City Lights Pocket Poets Series.

"Open this book as you would a box of crazy toys, take in your hands a refinement of beauty out of a destructive atmosphere. These combinations are imaginary and pure, in accordance with Corso's individual (therefore universal) desire."—Allen Ginsberg

"Gregory is a gambler. He suffers reverses, like every man who takes chances. But his vitality and resilience always shine through, with a light that is more than human: The immortal light of his muse."—William S. Burroughs

"… A touch young kid from the Lower East Side who rose like an angel over the rooftops and sang Italian songs as sweet as Caruso and Sinatra, but in words... Amazing and Beautiful Gregory Corso, The one and only Gregory the Herald. Read slowly and see."—Jack Kerouac

"[M]ore than fifty years on from when it was first published in 1958, Gasoline (City Lights, 1958) by Beat poet Gregory Corso is a seminal book in the birth of that particular literary generation."—Paul Stubbs, 3AM Magazine

Gasoline is dedicated to "the Angels of Clinton Prison," were Corso was detained after being convicted as an adult at 18 years old.

Title Gasoline & Vestal Lady on Brattle
Subtitle Pocket Poets Number 8
Author Gregory Corso
Publisher City Lights Publishers
Title First Published 01 June 1981
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 100 p.
ISBN-10 0872860884
ISBN-13 9780872860889
Publication Date 01 June 1981
Main content page count 100
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $9.95
 


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