Kaddish – 50th Anniversary Edition

With perfect timing (building on the interest created by Howl, both the reprint and the film) City Lights have just issued, in the familiar Pocket Poets format a new (50th Anniversary Edition) of Allen’s second collection, the ground-breaking Kaddish & Other Poems 1958-1960

This new edition features an afterword by Bill Morgan, as well as family photographs, Naomi’s paintings, and documents and letters relating to the composition of the poem”. For more details click here.

(2022 update – an interesting post relating to Allen and Kaddish may be accessed here.)

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  1. Back in '72 Allen sent me the manuscript for Mary Beach and Claude Pelieu's beautiful translation of Kaddish. He asked me to proofread, etc. It gave me the opportunity to read Kaddish in depth in two languages. Study the words. Pamela Beach Plymell

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