A Coney island of the mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 1950's - as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul. Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind continues to be the most popular poetry book in the U.S., there are nearly 1,000,000 copies in print. The author of poetry, plays, fiction, art criticism, and essays, he has a dozen books currently in print in the U.S., and his work has been translated in many countries and in many languages .He was a  prominent voice of the wide-open poetry movement that began in the 1950s

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