Klacto/23 Special, September 1967

Burroughs contributes “Parenthetically 7 Hertz”.

Published in Heidelberg, Germany by PANic Press in September, 1967.

500 copies printed; includes a print by Klaus Staeck. Despite its name, this is the 5th Klacto item published.

I hold two copies of this item.

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Bibliographic Information:
  • M&M C174
  • Shoaf III.109
  • Schottlaender v4.C162
  • Raven 19670900KLAC.0.0, b4
  • Harold Norse:
    • "Notes from Neanderthal City" (poetry)
    • photograph of Gerard Simon Belart, Heidelberg 3/1967
  • Gerard Simon Belart:
    • "closing section from Panic Apocalypse (een proeve van psycho-metaboliese kommunicatie)" (poetry)
    • "from Hellas Journals" (poetry)
    • photo of Harold Norse, Heidelberg, 3/1967
  • Vilmós: two drawings
  • Malay Roy Choudhury: "Prachanda Baidyutik Chhutar / Stark Electric Jesus" (poetry)
  • Carol Bergé: "Service (after the painting by James McGarrell)" (poetry)
  • Margaret Randall: "Birth II" (prose)
  • Gerard Malanga: "Windshield (from Fresh Death)" (poetry)
  • Diane di Prima: "12 Poems from 1957" (poetry):
    • ["C'est la guerre"]
    • ["So winter brings"]
    • "In the Park"
    • "Note for Jimmy Waring"
    • "Little Popular Song"
    • ["Okay September"]
    • ["So much of space between us two"]
    • "Poem to Jeanne"
    • ["You know I thought"]
    • "Pome for Freddie"
    • ["I cannot build you tides"]
  • Larry Eigner: "3 Poems" (poetry):
    • ["Head full of birds"]
    • ["Our chimney caught the window reflects"]
    • ["jingling pockets the sultry day"]
  • Douglas Blazek: "Clark Street" (poetry)
  • George Dowden: "From Renew Jerusalem" (poetry)
  • Charles Bukowski: 
    • "from his Letters to the Editor" (correspondence)
    • "communists" (poetry)
    • "escape" (poetry)
    • "an action afternoon" (poetry)
    • "worms" (poetry)
    • "finish" (poetry)
  • Jeff Nuttall: "A short novel" (prose, drawing)
  • Allen Ginsberg: "Journal Entry on Visit to Timothy Leary's House in Boston, Dec. 1960" (poetry)
  • William S. Burroughs: "Parenthetically 7 Hertz" (prose)
  • Claude Pélieu: "Post-Scriptum to the Manifesto for the Grey Generation" (prose)
  • Mary Beach:
    • collages
    • "from The Electric Banana" (prose)
    • photograph of Claude Pélieu in San Francisco
  • Henri Chopin: "Faire" (prose)
  • François Dufrene: "Pragmatique du Crirythme" (prose)
  • Dick Higgins: "Decorated with Witches / Concretion No. 3" (prose)
  • Dieter Rot: "from Die Blaue Flut, II. Teil" (poetry
  • S. Cherry: photograph of Bukowski
  • Wolf Vostell:
    • painting
    • photographs
    • "Dogs and Chinese Not Allowed - or - Discovering the Meaning of the Environment" (happening notes)
  • Klaus Staeck: woodcut
  • KP Brehmer: collage
  • Zimbrich: painting
  • Vostell: print
  • Reindel: optic art
  • Shlenker: optic art
  • Wirth: painting
  • Burkhardt: optic art
  • Pribyl: print?
  • Mustill:
    • photograph of Mary Beach in San Francisco, 1967
    • photograph of "the priest", onan city 1923
  • Poessnecker: photograph of William Burroughs, Heidelberg, June 1966
  • Norman Finkelstein: photograph of Allen Ginsberg at a Village gate benefit for Timothy Leary, March 1966
  • Unknown:
    • photograph of Charles Bukowski, Los Angeles, October 1966
    • photograph of Jeff Nuttall (in his subcutaneous offices)
Publishing Information: 
  • Editor: Carl Weissner