A Higher Form of Politics (Paperback)

The Rise of a Poetry Scene, Los Angeles, 1950-1990

By Sophie Rachmuhl

Otis Books/Seismicity Editions/Beyond Baroque, 9780986017353, 255pp.

Publication Date: January 15, 2015

List Price: 12.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Poetry. California Interest. African & African American Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. Literary Nonfiction. Translated from the French by Mindy Menjou and George Drury Smith. This comprehensive history of the Los Angeles poetry scene from the 1950s to the 1990s appears for the first time in English in Mindy Menjou and George Drury Smith's skillful translation. The book includes a DVD copy of Innerscapes, 10 Portraits of Los Angeles Poets, a documentary made by the author in Los Angeles from 1986-88.