Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Gasoline [City Lights Pocket Poets]
Gregory Corso


Gasoline & Vestal Lady on Brattle is volume number 8 in the City Lights Pocket Series.

Open this book as you would a box of crazy toys, take in your hands a refinement of beauty out of a destructive atmosphere. These combinations are…

Paperback, 100pp
City Lights Pocket Poets, 2001
ISBN 9780872860889


GREGORY CORSO was born in New York City in 1930. In 1956, he moved to the West Coast where he contributed to the extraordinary artistic ferment of the era, becoming a central figure in the emerging Beat Generation literary movement. Since 1961, he has alternated travel and residence in Europe and New York with teaching residencies. He has published seven previous book sin the U.S. since 1955.