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Author: Philip Lamantia
ISBN: 0877040133
Language: English
Publisher: Four Seasons Foundation; First Edition edition (June 1, 1970)
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Philip Lamantia (October 23, 1927 – March 7, 2005) was an American poet and lecturer.

Philip Lamantia (October 23, 1927 – March 7, 2005) was an American poet and lecturer. He has posthumously been regarded as "the most visionary poet of the American postwar generation".

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Blood of the Air book. Philip Lamantia was an American poet and lecturer

Blood of the Air book. Philip Lamantia was an American poet and lecturer. The poet was born in San Francisco to Sicilian immigrants and raised in that city's Excelsior neighborhood. His poetry was first published in the magazine View in 1943, when he was fiftee Philip Lamantia was an American poet and lecturer.

First mentored by the San Francisco poet Kenneth Rexroth, the teenage Lamantia also came to the attention of the French Surrealist leader André Breton, who, after reading Lamantia's youthful work, hailed him as a "voice that rises once in a hundred years

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Surrealist poet Philip Lamantia was born in San Francisco in 1927, the son of Sicilian immigrants. In New York, Lamantia became acquainted with André Breton and Max Ernst, publishing his first book of poems, Erotic Poems (1946), before he was 20. Other collections include Narcotica (1959), Ekstasis (1959), Destroyed Works (1962), Becoming Visible (1981), Meadowlark West (1986), and Bed of Sphinxes: New and Selected Poems, 1943–1993 (1997).

Flag as Inappropriate. Blood of the Air (San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, 1970). Lamantia was one of the post World War II poets now sometimes referred to as the San Francisco Renaissance, and later became involved with the San Francisco Beat Generation poets and the Surrealist Movement in the United States. He was on the bill at San Francisco's Six Gallery on October 7, 1955, when poet Allen Ginsberg read his poem Howl for the first time. At this event Lamantia chose to read the poems of John Hoffman, a friend who had recently died.

Philip Lamantia (October 23, 1927 - March 7, 2005) was an American poet and lecturer. Lamantia was born in San Francisco to Sicilian immigrants and raised in that city's Excelsior neighborhood. His poetry was published in the magazine View in 1943, when he was 15, and in the final issue of surrealist magazine VVV the following year.