Item #7032 Jobbing Critics Visit a Trailer Camp: Pink Flamingo Formulas in Focus. Jack Smith.
Jobbing Critics Visit a Trailer Camp: Pink Flamingo Formulas in Focus

Jobbing Critics Visit a Trailer Camp: Pink Flamingo Formulas in Focus

[New York]: np, [1973]. Photo mechanical reproduction of typescript and holograph. 4 pp. printed to rectos only. 8 1⁄2 x 11 in. Near fine. Item #7032

Draft manuscript for Jack Smith’s essay published in The Village Voice in the July 19, 1973, issue. While the title suggests an essay on John Waters, Smith takes the occasion to air his grievances with Jonas Mekas and the wider critical discourse on American underground film for turning Flaming Creatures into “a sex issue of The Cocktail World.”

The document contains Xerox of extensive editorial markings, disclosing Smith’s process of sharpening his prose and style. The essay was publishing in 1973 in The Village Voice.

Price: $450.00