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Levy, D. A.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1942-10-29 - 1968-11-24

Found in 418 Collections and/or Records:

[Exchange of Letters] / levy, d.a.; Inman, Will., 1967

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Identifier: CC-07642-7787
Scope and Contents

levy writes an angry, depressed letter about his relation to the state of politics, police and the court system in Cleveland. He indicates that he has turned to drugs because of his problems in the city. Inman writes back that levy's letter is self-pitying and admonishes him about using drugs because "if we use kicks and drugs as an excuse, then already we enter the most negative aspects of the system we claim we're against...it is the most sinister kind of cop-out." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1967

[Exchange of Letters] / levy, d.a.; Inman, Will; Berge C; Williams R., 1964

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Identifier: CC-07643-7788
Scope and Contents

levy sends Inman a political leaflet by Robert Williams regarding oppression in the USA and Carol Berge chapbook. Inman responds with thanks and indicates that he does not fully support Williams' views. He also mentions hearing Berge read in NYC. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

[Exchange of two letters regarding levy's request for poems from Inman and his thanks for their publication in Cesspool No.5 ] / levy, d.a.; Inman, Will; Berge C; Williams R., 1964

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Identifier: CC-07645-7790
Scope and Contents

levy requests poems from Inman for Silver Cesspool #5 and Inman sends them to levy. Inman also mentions that Carol Berge is delighted with levy's publication of her book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

Factsheet Five. No.28 / And M ; Bennett JM ; Evason G ; Bradley Df ; Kettner M ; levy da ; Murphy S ; Raphael D ; Weinman P ; Winkler C., 1988

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Identifier: CC-12881-13171
Scope and Contents

Periodical edited by Mike Gunderloy reviews small press publications including "zines" and books, e.g., American Living, Artpolice Sum 1988, Asylum Vol.4 #2, Fiction Review Vol.2 #2, Inkblot #9, Noospapers #6, Photostatic/ Retrofuturism #32, Score Review #6-7, Snarl Vol.1 #1, Stroker #40, The Subtle Journal of Raw Coinage #11-13, Umbrella Vol.11 #1, Cake, Red Lines #8 & 9, Taproot #9-10, Interstate #19, Acts #7, Catalyst #17, Metal Farm #1, Lost & Found Times #23. Also, has extensive book review section. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

Farewell The Floating Cunt / levy, d.a.., 1964

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Identifier: CC-51238-72326
Scope and Contents

This book includes three abstract letterpress prints. In this book, levy repetitively prints an obscene word in varied typefaces and layouts, one to a page. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

For Stanley Heilbrun / levy, d.a. ; Kryss, T.L. ; Heilbrun S ; Cook G ; rjs., 1968

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Identifier: CC-60601-56245
Scope and Contents

Heilbrun fled Cleveland rather than face drug charges. The real charges against him were that he was running a peace and flowers bookstore in Cleveland at a time when the authorities of that hay seed city were determined to destroy the emergent counter culture. Grady M. Jones contributed a great cover drawing and Kryss a fine screen print to the interior. This memorial volume prints a fine poem by d.a. levy, works by Heilbrun, r.j.s., kryss, Geoffrey A. Cook -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Forever Worship the Second Coming / Blazek, Douglas, editor ; Kryss, Tom L., editor ; Delpino, L.B., editor ; rjs ; levy da ; Harris DW ; Salamon R ; Richmond S ; Miller B., 1968

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Identifier: CC-23190-23628
Scope and Contents

The cover was designed by Tom Kyyss. r.j.s. stands for Robert J. Sigmond, a poet who at age 19 years was incarcerated by the Cleveland authorities for six months because of using marijuana. d.a.levy's poem in this book, "Indictment of the City of Cleveland for Contributing to the Delinquency of Minors" describes that episode. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Fragments of a Shattered Mirror / levy, d.a.., 1963

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Identifier: CC-07617-7762
Scope and Contents

According to Kent Taylor in a personal communication (1997) to the Sackners, this was d.a levy's first book. Further, he believes that "Dave" in the inscription was Dave Williams, a boy friend of Taylor's first wife, levy's cousin, Joan. Several copies were destroyed from the run and Jim Lowell estimated that only 10-15 copies remained intact. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

Fragments of a Shattered Mirror [Reprint] / levy, d.a.., 1999

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Identifier: CC-33512-35161
Scope and Contents

The cover of this reprinted book, first published in 1963, was designed by dave pishnery. This book also includes reproductions of four covers designed by levy for The Free Lance and Cleveland Poems. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

From 465: An Anthology Of Cleveland Poets / levy, d.a., editor; Friedman J; Hassink B., 1966

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Identifier: CC-51258-72346
Scope and Contents

The cover design by Ralph and Diedra Poplar is identical in the two copies but one is printed in black and the other in red ink. The copy whose cover is printed in black is missing the final page. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1966

From Porn to Fine Art: One Artist's Dream / Pekar, Harvey; Fitzpatrick G; levy da., 1992

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Identifier: CC-04435-4518
Scope and Contents

This article describes the background and calligraphic work of George Fitzpatrick, a Cleveland artist. Pekar mentions that he managed the Continental Theater in Cleveland at the time that d.a. levy sold his publications in its lobby. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Fug You / Sanders, Edward ; levy da., 2011

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Identifier: CC-54965-990377
Scope and Contents From the dust jacket cover: "An informal history of the Peace Eye Bookstore, the Fuck You Press, the Fugs, and Counterculture in the Lower East Side."Amazon.com: Fug You traces the flowering years of New York's downtown bohemia in the sixties, starting with the marketing problems presented by publishing Fuck You / A Magazine of the Arts, as it faced the aboveground's scrutiny, and leading to Sanders's arrest after a raid on his Peace Eye Bookstore. The memoir also traces the career of the Fugs--formed in 1964 by Sanders and his neighbor, the legendary Tuli Kupferberg (called "the world's oldest living hippie" by Allen Ginsberg)--as Sanders strives to find a home for this famous postmodern, innovative anarcho-folk-rock band in the world of record labelsPrague Post: "This inspiring, enlightening book is a compendium of 1960s American culture enlivened by hilarious stories, unbelievable adventures and, surprisingly, more than a tab of humility"┬ŽIt is rare that a memoir of the 1960s...
Dates: 2011

Funeral Games 1: In Honor of d a levy THE YOUNG CLEVELAND POETFROM OHIO founder of the POLLUTED LAKE SERIES & the SILVER CESSPIT PUBLICATIONS (061268) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester; levy da., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55895-658982
Scope and Contents

This piece provides instructions for building a machine as a memorial to da levy. Such a machine could be programmed as an animation but economical, high powered, computers were still on the horizon at that time. The Sackner Archive holds a large Archive of da levy's work who committed suicide in 1968. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Funeral Games 2: In Honor of d a levy THE YOUNG CLEVELAND POETFROM OHIO founder of the POLLUTED LAKE SERIES & the SILVER CESSPIT PUBLICATIONS (061268) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester; levy da., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55896-6158982
Scope and Contents

This piece provides instructions for building a machine as a memorial to da levy. Such a machine could be programmed as an animation but economical, high powered, computers were still on the horizon at that time. The Sackner Archive holds a large Archive of da levy's work who committed suicide in 1968. This is the same typing as Funeral Games 1 but without the instructions. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

[Funeral Games 3]: d a levy poem memorial erected at his funeral games (061268) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester; levy da., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55897-58982
Scope and Contents

This is a static piece of poetry base upon Funeral Games 1 and 2 and is stored with them in the typing binder. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

gate9continued / THE KEEPERS OF The Secret Gates of the House of Osiris in Sekhat Aaru / levy, d.a.., 1966

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Identifier: CC-60418-56188
Scope and Contents

This work is not listed in the Taylor and Horvath bobliography. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1966