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I celebrate myself : the somewhat private life of Allen Ginsberg

Author: Bill Morgan
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Allen Ginsberg was America's most influential poet since World War II, in the vanguard of every popular movement of that time, from the emergence of the Beat generation to the countercultural revolution to the interest in Eastern spirituality. In this new biography, the first since the poet's death in 1997, Bill Morgan offers a revealing portrait of a complicated and flamboyant character. He examines Ginsberg's life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Morgan
ISBN: 9780143112495 014311249X
OCLC Number: 166314840
Description: xvii, 702 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1895-1926 : before the beginning : parents --
1926 : birth --
1930-39 --
1940-49 --
1950-59 --
1960-69 --
1970-79 --
1980-89 --
1990-97.
Responsibility: Bill Morgan.

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A biography of Ginsberg which draws on his unpublished private journals. It sheds light on some of the aspects of Ginsberg's life, including the poet's associations with other members of the Beat  Read more...

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