May Day Speech

Genet, Jean
Ginsberg, Allen


1st Edition
Soft cover

Printed stapled wrappers. Six-page introduction (or ‘description’ as it’s called here) by Allen Ginsberg, followed by Genet’s speech given at Yale’s May Day Rally in 1970 in support of the Black Panther Party and the release from prison of Bobby Seale, one of their co-founders and leaders. *** Sharp, intelligent and relevant, this 40-year old speech says it as it is. Jean Genet famously had to sneak into the US illegally from Canada to make this address at Yale, or in the words of Ginsberg ‘Genet slipped criminally into forbidden America through Canada border…’

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Book Details

AuthorGenet, Jean
Ginsberg, Allen
PublisherCity Lights Books
Publisher PlaceSan Francisco
Publisher Year1970
Book ConditionFine
Binding TypeSoft cover
Edition1st Edition