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Lunch Poems: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Uploaded on Aug 21, 2007

A prominent figure in the wide-open poetry movement of the 50s, Ferlinghetti gave voice to a generation that changed the face of poetry forever. Challenging the elite's definition of art and the artist's role, Ferlinghetti founded City Lights Bookstore, providing a meeting place for writers, artists, and intellectuals for over a half century. Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind continues to be the most popular poetry book in the United States. His most recent work, Americus Book I was published by New Directions in 2004. Lunch Poems: Lawrence Ferlinghetti 2006 Lunch Poems is a monthly poetry reading held on the UC Berkeley campus. This reading features Lawrence Ferlinghetti. [events]...

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