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Howl : and other poems

Author: Allen Ginsberg; William Carlos Williams; City Lights Books,
Publisher: San Francisco : The City Lights Pocket Bookshop, [1956] ©1956
Series: Pocket poets series, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ginsberg's 1956 collection of poems created a sensation, becoming the subject of an obscenity trial and changing the literary landscape forever.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Proofs (Printing)
Inscriptions (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Howl, and other poems.
San Francisco, City Lights Books [©1959]
(OCoLC)557840585
Online version:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Howl, and other poems.
San Francisco, City Lights Books [©1959]
(OCoLC)608593753
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Ginsberg; William Carlos Williams; City Lights Books,
ISBN: 0872860175 9780872860179
OCLC Number: 284345
Description: 44 pages 16 cm.
Contents: Howl --
Footnote to Howl --
A supermarket in California --
Transcription of organ music --
Sunflower sutra --
America --
In the baggage room at Greyhound ; Earlier poems: An asphodel --
Song --
Wild orphan --
In back of the real.
Series Title: Pocket poets series, no. 4.
Responsibility: by Allen Ginsberg ; introduction by William Carlos Williams.

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Originally published in 1956, this poem was subsequently seized by US customs and the San Francisco police. It was the subject of a long court trial at which a series of poets and professors  Read more...

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