Coney Island of the Mind


SKU: 9780811200417
Author: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Publication Date: 01/17/1968
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller’s “Into the Night Life” and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 1950’s – as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul.