Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: In 1957 he [Barney Rosset] helped usher

in a new counterculture when he began the literary journal Evergreen Review, originally a quarterly. (It later became a bimonthly and then a glossy monthly.) The Review, published until 1973, sparkled with writers like Beckett, who had a story and poem in the first issue, and Allen Ginsberg, whose poem "Howl" appeared in the second.

from The New York Times: Defied Censors, Making Racy a Literary Staple


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