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Gregory  Corso

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works by Gregory Corso

movies & TV, other media

works about Gregory Corso


BIO text here

Gregory Corso book search at Amazon
Gregory Corso credits at IMDb
Gregory Corso entry at Wikipedia

Gregory Corso papers at Stanford
C.N.N. obituary 19 Jan 2001
Gregory Corso Collection at University of Texas at Austin
Gregory Corso papers at University of Connecticut

Corso page at LitKicks
Corso pages at Univ of IL/UC
Italian-language Corso fansite
RC's Corso fansite in Italian & English
Corso tribute at 'Woodstock Journal'
Corso page at Poets Path
Corso links at Blue Neon Alley
Czech-language Corso fansite
Corso at Famous Poets & Poems website
Gregory Corso entry at Poetry Foundation

Works by Gregory Corso

Gregory Corso book search at Amazon

"The Vestal Lady On Brattle and Other Poems" [1955] {see below}

Gasoline & Vestal Lady On Brattle poems by Gregory Corso  
"Gasoline and Other Poems" [1958]
this edition includes the 33 poems from "Gasoline" and the 6 poems
of "The Vestal Lady On Brattle and Other Poems" [1955]
City Lights Books pb [6/81] for $8.95

"In This Hung-Up Age" [short play 1955]

"Bomb" [poem 1958]
City Lights Books Pocket Poet Series folding broadside [1958] out of print/used
online text of poem 'Bomb'

The Happy Birthday of Death poems by Gregory Corso  "The Happy Birthday of Death" [poems 1960]
W.W.Norton 8x5 pb [12/60] for $9.95
The American Express novel by Gregory Corso  "The American Express: A Novel" [Olympia 1961]
Olympia Press 8x5 pb [6/2008] for $11.86
Long Live Man poems by Gregory Corso   "Long Live Man" [poems 1962]
W.W.Norton 8x5¼ pb [12/62] for $8.95

"There Is Yet Time To Run Back Through Life and Expiate
All That's Been Sadly Done" [poems 1965]

Elegiac Feelings American poems by Gregory Corso  
"Elegiac Feelings American" [poems 1970]
W.W.Norton 8x5 pb [10/70] for $9.95
online text of "The American Way"

"The Night Last Night Was At Its Nightest" [poems 1972]

"Earth Egg" [poems 1974]

"Writings From OX" [1979] Edited by Michael Andre
Unmuzzled Ox Press 8¾x5¾ pb [5/81] for $9.95

Herald of The Autochthonic Spirit poems by Gregory Corso  
"Herald of The Autochthonic Spirit" [poems 1981]
New Directions 8x5¼ hardcover [10/81] for $5.95
New Directions 8¼x5½ hardcover [12/81] for $14.94
Wings, Wands, Windows by Gregory Corso  Ashes Magazine featuring "Wings, Wands, Windows" [1982]
by Gregory Corso, Edited by Michael Annis

includes poems & 7 drawings by Corso, and the transcript of a hilarious radio interview
Howling Dog Press chapbook [7/82] out of print/rare
Mindfield poems by Gregory Corso   "Mindfield: New and Selected Poems" [1991]
Thunder's Mouth Press pb [12/98] for $11.16
Thunder's Mouth hardcover [12/97] for $35.00
Accidental Autobiography / Selected Letters of Gregory Corso  "An Accidental Autobiography: The Selected Letters of Gregory Corso" [2003] Edited by Bill Morgan, Foreword by Patti Smith
New Directions Publng 9x6 pb [4/2003] for $21.78

Movies & TV, Other Media

Fried Shoes Cooked Diamonds documentary filmed at Naropa Institute  "Fried Shoes Cooked Diamonds: The Beats of Naropa" [indep 1979]
Classroom footage and interviews at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute in Colorado. Produced & directed by Costanzo Allione; featuring Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Timothy Leary & Peter Orlovsky
Mystic Fire Video VHS [9/98] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

Corso: The Last Beat documentary film written & directed by Gustave Reininger  "Corso: The Last Beat" docu film [indep Dec 2008]
After the death of best friend Allen Ginsberg, Corso went 'on the road' to rediscover himself as the 'Last Beat', travelling to France, Italy & Greece. Co-produced, written & directed by Gustave Reininger; participants include Agnes B, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Deborah Harry, Ethan Hawke, Gregory's mother Michelina & Patti Smith, with archive footage of William S. Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg
DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDb

Works  About  Gregory Corso

Exiled Angel / the Work of Gregory Corso by Gregory Stephenson  
"Exiled Angel: A Study of The Work of Gregory Corso" [1989]
by Gregory Stephenson

Hearing Eye / Water Row 8x5¾ pb [10/89] for $14.95
A Clown in a Grave by Michael Skau  "A Clown In A Grave: The Complexities & Tensions In The Works of Gregory Corso" [1999] by Michael Skau
Southern Illinois Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/99] for $34.92
Beat Hotel by Barry Miles   "The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs & Corso In Paris, 1957-1963" [2000]
by Barry Miles

Grove Press pb [7/2001] for $11.20
Grove Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [7/2000] for $17.50
Gregory Corso bio by Kirby Olson   "Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist" [2002]
by Kirby Olson

SIU Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [8/2002] out of print/used

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