Missing a Beat: The Rants and Regrets of Seymour Krim

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In 1961, Beat writer Seymour Krim set Greenwich Village on its ear with a slim volume of essays that featured an unleashed voice, a brash title, and a foreword by Norman Mailer. James Baldwin called ""Views of a Nearsighted Cannoneer"" an 'extraordinary volume'. Saul Bellow published an excerpt in his journal ""The Noble Savage"", and Mailer saluted Krim's jazzy prose with its 'shifts and shatterings of mood'. Despite such praise and critical attention, Krim's work is excluded from most Beat anthologies and is little known ...

Missing a Beat: The Rants and Regrets of Seymour Krim 2010, Syracuse University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780815609483

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