Re: [sixties-l] Fwd: Rexroth "Communalism" book online

From: William Mandel (
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 21:50:45 CUT

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    You'll find snips of Rexroth in the film, "KPFA On the Air,"
    which will be shown on PBS national "P.O.V." show Sept. 19th.
    Incidentally, Rexroth and I are the two people to have read their
    serialized autobiographies on KPFA air.
                                    William Mandel

    radman wrote:
    > >From: "Bureau of Public Secrets" <>
    > >Subject: Rexroth "Communalism" book online
    > >Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 15:56:58 -0700
    > >
    > >The complete text of Kenneth Rexroth's COMMUNALISM:
    > >online at
    > >
    > >With his unique combination of broad historical knowledge and wry,
    > >down-to-earth commentary, Rexroth ranges from "primitive communism" through
    > >the communalist tendencies of early Christianity, the radical millenarian
    > >movements of the Middle Ages and Reformation (Anabaptists, Diggers, Brethren
    > >of the Free Spirit) and the numerous attempts, successful or otherwise, to
    > >set up utopian communities in nineteenth-century America (Brook Farm,
    > >Oneida, Fourierists, Hutterites) to the revival of communalist ideas and
    > >experiments in the 1960s counterculture.
    > >
    > >* * *
    > >
    > >The Bureau of Public Secrets website, which has received over 170,000 page
    > >visits during its first 20 months, features Ken Knabb's SITUATIONIST
    > >INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY (translations from the notorious group that helped
    > >trigger the May 1968 revolt in France) and PUBLIC SECRETS, the recent
    > >collection of Knabb's own writings, including "The Joy of Revolution,"
    > >"Confessions of a Mild-Mannered Enemy of the State," and an assortment of
    > >comics, leaflets and articles on Wilhelm Reich, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary
    > >Snyder, the sixties counterculture, radical women, Chinese anarchists,
    > >socially engaged Buddhists, urban "psychogeography," the Watts riot, the
    > >Iranian uprising, the Gulf war, and the recent jobless revolt in France. The
    > >new site index -- -- includes over
    > >2500 name and topic entries, from anarchism to Zen.
    > >
    > >
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    > >
    > >

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