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Allen Ginsberg : beat poet

Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: London : Virgin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Allen Ginsberg occupies a significant and enduring position in American literature. Following Ginsberg's death in 1997, Barry Miles has drawn on both his long friendship with the poet and on Ginsberg's journals and correspondence to produce an immensely readable account of one of the 20th century's most extraordinary poets. -- Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Miles
ISBN: 9780753522523 0753522527
OCLC Number: 559810920
Description: x, 630 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Childhood, Paterson --
2. Columbia Education. The Origins of the Beat Generation --
3. Street Education --
4. Subterraneans --
5. On the Road to California --
6. Howl and the San Francisco Renaissance --
7. Classic Stations of the Earth --
8. Kaddish --
9. Ayahuasca in Peru --
10. Cut-Ups --
11. India --
12. Change --
13. King of May --
14. Into the Vortex --
15. Paterfamilias --
16. Lion of Dharma --
17. Eminence Grise --
18. Good Grey Poet.
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"This is a scholarly work and also much fun." Guardian "Will surely be consulted as an Ur-text for decades to come. Read it at the end, along with Ginsberg's fifteen best books, and you'll know why Read more...

 
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