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David rated it it was amazing Mar 02, San Francisco, CaliforniaU. This seems to me to imply one primary responsibility on the part of the poet—that he tell kandeel truth as he sees it.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Lenore Kandel born is an American poet who was briefly notorious as the author of a short book of poetry, The Love Book.

She printed many poetry pamphlets in her early years, one of which; The Love Book was confiscated from bookstores in San Francisco by police inon charges of obscenity.

In her mid 70’s she appeared again at the Summer of Love 40th Anniversary. Only one full book of her poetry was printed during her lifetime; Word Alchemy It features 80 of her poems, many of which had never before been published.

The bust led to one of the city’s longest-running court cases, going on appeal to the California Supreme Court, which upheld the thhe ruling. Her poetry is about total inclusion, utter exposure, the fullest frontal view of a thing. But despite her withdrawal from public literary activism during her long recovery, she is known to have continued to write throughout her life. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Cassette added it Jul 06, Reprinted by permission of publisher.


The Path Of Light. Mary bpok a plastic dildo stamped with bool Good Housekeeping seal of approval? Terry rated it it was amazing Sep 24, She never kandl an instant telling you how to get there; she takes you there, and shakes you until you experience the condition she describes.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Carlie rated it it was amazing Oct 26, booo Below are some selected quotations from her Introduction to Word Alchemywritten in San Francisco Oct 12, Brandy Boyd rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Refresh and try again.

The Love Book by Lenore Kandel

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Open Preview See a Problem? The paradox of Lenore Kandel is that despite her oandel talent, she was one of the least read and critically appreciated of modern poets. Not a Nice Man To Know.

Kandel was born in in New York City, spent most of her life in San Francisco where she died in She appears in the Kenneth Anger lov Invocation of My Demon Brothersmoking a marijuana cigarette contained in a miniature skull, and she was one of 15 people interviewed in Voices from the Love Generation.

Lenore Kandel, il potere delle parole John Looker says: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A society afraid of itself stands as another definition of hell. The only proviso can be that the word be the correct word as demanded by the poem and only the poet can be the ultimate lenorr of that.


The Men In My Life. When you think of contemporary poetry in the United States you better start believing that Kandel was plowing the road for the future. As a result the book was seized by lenorf police as hard core pornography in violation of state obscenity codes, from both City Lights Books and The Psychedelic Shop in She died at home on October 18,of complications from lung cancerwith which she had been diagnosed several weeks earlier.

Lenore Kandel

Whatever is language is poetic language and if the word required by the poet does not exist in his known language then it is up to him to discover it. A and South Korea. Alicia Matheny rated it it was amazing Jul 14, September 30, at 8: Amanda rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Jimmo added it Apr 13, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

During this same period Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg and Brautigan were all olve their teeth and breaking new ground, San Francisco was the center of the poetry universe and Kandel was blistering the ears off everyone in town.

Praise be to Eros, lovve of the gods! Eros I have met you and your passing goddesses. In the novel, she is described as bok the girlfriend of Dave Wain, who was based on Lew Welch.