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really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
From 1/68-7/71, Ginzburg published Avant Garde, which like Eros was a handsome periodical. His age & federal conviction had calmed him down some by this time: Avant Garde couldn't be termed obscene, but it is filled with creative imagery often caustically critical of American society & government, sexual themes & crude language by the standards of the time. ...more
Published 1970 by Avant Garde Media (NY) (first published 1968)
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Erik Graff
Apr 03, 2009 Erik Graff rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: students of the sixties
Recommended to Erik by: Einar Graff
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Several months ago the bookstore below where I worked in Evanston, Illinois had several back copies of Avant Garde on its sale table. That brought back memories of Dad's subscription to the magazine during my last year in high school and the beginning of college--perhaps the whole run of '68-'71.

Avant Garde was erotic in a respectable, fine art kind of way and often very funny. Production values were, for a magazine, very high. The politics were definitely left-wing, the tone satyrical. Most mem
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