Newspaper #8
NY, Self-Published, (1959). Issue #8 of Green's self-published newspaper, Newspaper, which he founded to extol the writing of William Gaddis, whose first novel appeared in 1955 and was dismissed by critics: "jack green" (a pseudonym) created "newspaper," and wrote as a literary critic, praising Gaddis' work, and his efforts are believed to have been the spur for the new edition of The Recognitions published in 1962. Gaddis' novel eventually made Time magazine's list of the 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005. This issue of newspaper has a 7-page cover story by Green (out of 8 total pages) on his experience with peyote, one of the few times he focused the paper on a subject other than literature, especially Gaddis. Legal-sized paper, mimeographed, one staple, age-toned, folded in half. A landmark issue of a culturally important and influential underground publication. A very good copy. [#032817] SOLD

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