Diane Di Prima

Diane Di Prima

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Diane Di Prima (born August 6, 1934) is an American poet. Di Prima was born in Brooklyn and attended Swarthmore College before dropping out to be a poet in Manhattan. Her official online biography notes that she is "a second generation American of Italian descent" and that "Her maternal grandfather, Domenico Mallozzi, was an active anarchist, and associate of Carlo Tresca and Emma Goldman." Di Prima began writing as a child and by the age of 19 was corresponding with Ezra Pound and Kenneth Patchen. Her first book of poetry, This Kind of Bird Flies Backward was published in 1958 by Hettie and LeRoi Jones' Totem Press.show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135877739
  • 9786135877731