Pieces of a Song
Pieces of a Song
Selected Poems


"Diane di Prima, revolutionary activist of the 1960s Beat literary renaissance, heroic in life and poetics: a learned humorous bohemian, classically educated and twentieth-century radical, her writing, informed by Buddhist equanimity, is exemplary in imagist, political and mystical modes. A great woman poet in second half of American century, she broke barriers of race-class identity, delivered a major body of verse brilliant in its particularity." – Allen Ginsberg

"With di Prima's selected poems, Pieces of a Song . . . we have a chance to examine the powerful gifts this deeply imaginative poet has to offer us . . . ." —Jack Foley, Poetry Previews (website)

"A prolific writer generally associated with the Beat Generation, di Prima deserves wider recognition." —Library Journal

"She is not about to be regarded merely as a literary figurehead, but as an ongoing contributor to the arts—a presence whose voice continues to positively impact those who listen, as it has for the last half-century." —Verbicide Magazine

Title Pieces of a Song
Subtitle Selected Poems
Publisher City Lights Publishers
BISAC Subject Heading POE000000 POETRY
Title First Published 01 April 1990
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 205 p.
ISBN-10 0872862372
ISBN-13 9780872862371
Publication Date 01 April 1990
Main content page count 205
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.95
 


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