The Golden Book of Springfield
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company
Date Published: 1999
Edition: Charles H. Kerr
Book Id: 44476
329pp. Octavo [22 cm] Dark red cloth over boards with gilt lettering and ornamental stamping on the spine and front cover.
With Drawings by the Author. Preface by William Furry. Part of the Lost Utopias Series. Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) was the most intensely romantic US poet of his generation. Less well known is the fact that Lindsay was also a radical critic of the white supremacy, greed, misery, brutality, ugliness and emptiness inherent in US capitalist culture.