Particulars of Place (Paperback)

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The last living member of the original circle of Anarcho-pacifist poets at the birth of the San Francisco Renaissance, Richard O. Moore presents his second book, Particulars of Place. The title poem is a meditation on life in the twilight of American Empire, posing the question of how to live in an age of endless warfare. Throughout, Moore's commitment to social justice mingles with his interest in Wittgenstein's linguistic philosophy, resulting in a poetic amalgam unique to Moore himself. Reflecting a lifetime of devotion to the art of poetry, Particulars of Place confirms Moore's paradoxical position as a newly emerging old master.

About the Author


One of the early poets centered around Kenneth Rexroth, RICHARD O. MOORE made a career in broadcasting as co-founder of the first U.S. listener-sponsored radio station, KPFA. He is also an important cinema verite filmmaker, having directed such works as the 10-part series USA: Poetry (1966). Moore's first book, Writing the Silences, was published in 2010 by the University of California. At age 95, he continues to write and lives in Mill Valley, CA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781632430052
ISBN-10: 1632430053
Publisher: Omnidawn
Publication Date: April 7th, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English