The Great Society, June 1967

Burroughs contributes “Adios of Saturn”, a cut-up of his son, William Burroughs Jr.’s work, p. 51.

Published in New York City by Ira Cohen in June, 1967.

Bibliographic Information:

  • M&M C168
  • Shoaf III.104
  • Schottlaender v4.C156
  • Raven 19670600GSOC.0.0, b3
  • Paul Bowles: "Poems" (poetry)
  • Aymon de Roussy de Sales: "The Solar Eagle"
  • Ray Bremser:
    • "On the Road to Shangrala/Incahauracana" (poetry)
    • prose from Dream Poems (prose)
    • "Tree Ode" (poetry)
  • Alexandra Spingarn: "Peace, The Spider, The Cave" (art)
  • Robert Richkin:
    • "Rosewater" (poetry)
    • "The Direction" (poetry)
  • Jack Smith: "The White Pig of the Medina" (prose)
  • Kip Coburn: "Stills from Cocaine" (art)
  • Edward Marshall:
    • "Bellan" (poetry)
    • "A Love Poem Forfeited" (poetry)
    • Convicts" (poetry)
  • Edward Field: "Letter to Alfred Chester" (poetry)
  • Alfred Chester: "The Changeling" (prose)
  • Panama Rose: "Puaka Balava" (poetry)
  • Hakim Khan: "Skirt Steak" (prose)
  • John Wieners: "With You Gone" (poetry)
  • Harold Norse: "Parapoem from Metro" (poetry)
  • Melvin Clay:
    • "Liferaft" (poetry)
    • "Poem in Color" (poetry)
    • "On Poem #2" (poetry)
  • William S. Burroughs: "Adios of Saturn" (prose)
  • Janine Pommy Vega:
    • "The Last Watch" (poetry)
    • "To Lee" (poetry)
  • William Heine: "Morning" (art)
  • Clive Matson: "The Lovers" (poetry)
  • Erin Matson: drawing
  • Michael Perkins: poem
  • Robert Frank & Conrad Rooks: "Still from Chappaqua" (photo)
  • Dian Rochlin & Sheldon Rochlin: "Still from Vali" (photo)
  • Piero Heliczer: "Tattoo" (poetry)
  • Paolo Lionni:
    • "Unfinished Mandala" (art)
    • "Teeth" (poetry)
  • William Devore: "The Ball" (drawing)
  • Peter Birnbaum: poem
  • Robert O'Driscoll:
    • "Red Star" (poetry)
    • "For America" (poetry)
    • "The Crystal Poem" (poetry)
  • Jean-Jacques Lebel: "Map" (drawing)
  • Mohammed Mrabet: "The Blooddrinker" (prose)
Publishing Information:
  • Editors: Ira Cohen, Robert Richkin
  • Cover art: Jack Smith


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