Gregory Corso: Al Aronowitz. Is Al Aronowitz here…Al Aronowitz is not here. okay, well then that’s it, so why don’t you guys rap back and forth. We’ll begin with the ones who, originally were on the stage to begin with, and end it.
Paul Jarvis (from the audience): Can I speak about…
Gregory Corso: You can ask a question.
Paul Jarvis: I want to share my experience with (Jack) Kerouac in Lowell
Gregory Corso: Okay but it’s got to be toute de suite. Come on.
AG: Okay, yes,
[Bathers – (c.1894) – Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) – oil on canvas, 50 cm x 60 cm – Musée d’Orsay, Paris]
[Ginsberg on Whitman continues]
AG: Go on to Section 16 (of Leaves of Grass). Well, yeah, inquisitiveness. In this case a demonstration of it, operating on the erotic level, a projection of Whitman onto a young lady. [Allen begins reading] – “Twenty-eight young men bathe by the shore…” – Section 11 – does everybody know that particular Whitman? – “Twenty-eight young men bathe by the shore..” – does anybody not know it? – “Twenty-eight young..” Well, that’s … Read More