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Thursday, September 27 2007

Allen Ginsberg: The Politics of Ecstasy

Ginsberg had an eye that took in a world full of lovers and low-lifes -- each, for him, was a song waiting to be sung.


Reviews

Thursday, May 26 2011

'The Typewriter is Holy': The Beat Generation Put to Paper

Bill Morgan’s success here is the documentation of Allen Ginsberg’s development from a shy and desperate young man, eager to please his charismatic peers, to a strong and assured figure, involved with developing the careers of his fellow artists.


Monday, December 1 2008

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg

Ginsberg was hyperaware of the frequent charge that Beat poetry was little more than improvised mumbo jumbo baked from jazz records and marijuana smoke.


Blogs

Tuesday, June 2 2009

Allen Ginsberg's Birthday (video)

Today is the birthday of Allen Ginsberg, celebrated beat poet and social activist who died in 1997. Here's a video of him giving a reading at


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