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Allen Ginsberg

Author: Steve Finbow
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2012.
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Allen Ginsberg that re-examines the life, poetry and politics of this crucial poet and activist, and discusses his position in American letters and culture. It moves from the influences of childhood to his meeting with Kerouac and Burroughs in the New York of the late 1940s and the birth of the Beat Generation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Finbow
ISBN: 9781780230177 1780230176
OCLC Number: 788268110
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: 'Hell on earth, ' 1926-47 --
'The lost America of love, ' 1948-57 --
'Ugh!', 1958-67 --
'The most brilliant man in America, ' 1968-77 --
'Many prophets have failed, ' 1978-87 --
'An urn of ashes, ' 1988-97 --
See you later, Allen Ginsberg--
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: Steve Finbow.

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