The Hotel Wentley poems

original versions by John Wieners

Publisher: D. Haselwood in S.F

Written in English
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StatementJohn Wieners.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.I35 H68 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2931351M
LC Control Number84167268

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 $ Cultural Affairs in Boston: Poetry & Prose, Price Range: $ - $ The Poetry Center presents John Wieners reading from an unpublished manuscript and The Hotel Wentley Poems. Date 06/21/ Originally Recorded By The Poetry Center Total Run Time Location San Francisco Views Downloads 3 ( MB – MP3 audio). I think I can safely say that John Wieners () is my absolute favorite poet. From his early lyric poetry in The Hotel Wentley Poems and Ace Of Pentacles () to the more collage-like and sometimes impenetrable work found in Nerves and Behind the State Capitol or Cincinnati Turn-Pike (), his work is always on point, regardless of the era.. So it is with great . Auerhahn also published John Wieners’s first book, The Hotel Wentley Poems. Oyez published many memorable volumes including Philip Lamantia ‘s Touch of the Marvelous. Joe Dunn’s White Rabbit Press, which had begun publishing in with Steve Jonas’s rough work Love, the Poem, the Sea & Other Pieces Examined, produced books somewhat.

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. The new volume contains three additional journals: The second, written in after Wieners had published what many consider his masterwork, The Hotel Wentley Poems, he dubbed with the jazz-flavored concoction “Blaauwildebeestefontein”; the third (“A House in the Woods—Moths at the Window”) and an untitled fourth were composed in the Author: Albert Mobilio. Certain nights, poems were read aloud by some, often at command by Liddy. Reading from The Collected Books of Jack Spicer was not infrequent. Nor from John Wieners’ Hotel Wentley Poems, .   ''The Hotel Wentley Poems,'' published that year, is a work of consummate power, terrifying in the complex clarity with which it defines the so .

  Lewis Warsh typed up John Wieners’ "The Hotel Wentley Poems" notebook for "The Journal of John Wieners Is to Be Called Scott Street for Billie Holiday" one summer. (The Hotel Wentley Poems, ) 10 A GLIMPSE There is a knot in the middle of my head that will never be untied. Two monkeys sit there one on the right turned towards me, the other crouched and turned away. They have red hair and do .   The Hotel Wentley Poems. by John Wieners Benoit Denizet-Lewis is an editor-at-large with The Good Men Project magazine, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and the author of. The Blind See Only This World: Poems for John Weiners Editor, Michael C. Gizzi, Editor Granary Books $12 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

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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 The Hotel Wentley poems book 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, 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. Buy The Hotel Wentley Poems by Wieners, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible The Hotel Wentley poems book.

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.

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, memoir, and poems; Selected Poems – (); and Cultural Affairs in Boston: Poetry.

Genre/Form: Poems: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wieners, John, Hotel Wentley poems. S.F.: D. Haselwood, (OCoLC) Poetry. With a Foreword by Allen Ginsberg. Editor Raymond Foye's essential selection from a quarter century of Wieners' extraordinary inspired work includes The Hotel Wentley Poems (), Ace of Pentacles (), Pressed Wafer (), Asylum Poems (), Nerves () and large portions of later books/5.

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. The Hotel Wentley poems are nested in here, and they are the most grandly erotic and heartfelt homosexual sketches about living out. 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. 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. 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. 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 I’d ever seen it before.

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. 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. 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. 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.

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by Dunn, in and A Book of Prophecies in BOOKS OF POETRY The Hotel Wentley Poems (Auerhahn Press, ); Of Asphodel. 'Hotel rooms constitute a separate moral universe.'-Tom Stoppard A bed, a telephone, the cord to the world beyond the womb Here lovers meet, have met,/5.

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 : Wave Books.

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 He spent at Charles Olson's experimental Black Mountain College in North Carolina, studying writing with Robert Creeley and Robert Duncan.

Wieners then journeyed to San Francisco where he published his first book, "Hotel Wentley Poems" inat. The Hotel Wentley Poems was published inwhen Wieners was twenty-four.

Wieners returned to Boston in and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. Inhe moved to New York City and worked as an assistant bookkeeper at Eighth Street Books inliving on the Lower East Side with Herbert Huncke. Wieners’s poem “Hotel Blues” is an elegy for Spicer — who died inalcoholic, 40 years old — though I don’t think the hotel in question there is the Wentley, and anyway you’ll find two versions of it in the Journals, not the Poems.

The Hotel Wentley Poems certainly had classic status with their U.S. readership. To view these revisions however in the same light as — for example — Bob Dylan’s recent, untiring performative innovations, is to forget that the Cape Selected Poems was aimed at a new readership.

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. 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. John Joseph Wieners (6 January – 1 March ) was an American lyric poet. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, Wieners attended St. Gregory Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts and Boston College High School. From tohe studied at Boston College, where he earned his A.B.

In he heard Charles Olson read at the Charles Street. 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