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The Beat Hotel : Ginsberg, Burroughs, and Corso in Paris, 1958-1963

Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Beat Hotel has been closed for nearly forty years. But for a brief period - from just after the publication of Howl in 1957 until the building was sold in 1963 - it was home to Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin, Peter Orlovsky, Harold Norse, and a host of other luminaries of the Beat Generation. Now, Barry Miles - acclaimed author of many books on the Beats and a personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miles, Barry, 1943-
Beat Hotel.
New York : Grove Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00020187
(OCoLC)43333475
Named Person: William S Burroughs; Allen Ginsberg; Gregory Corso; William S Burroughs; Gregory Corso; Allen Ginsberg; William S Burroughs; Gregory Corso; Allen Ginsberg; Allen Ginsberg; William S Burroughs; Gregory Corso
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Miles
ISBN: 9780802190307 0802190308
OCLC Number: 953823991
Description: 1 online resource (294 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 9, rue Git-le-Coeur --
Kaddish --
Expatriates --
Bomb --
Fellow Writers --
Ports of Entry --
Through the Magic Mirror --
Cut-ups --
Soft Machine --
Fade Out in Gray Room.
Responsibility: Barry Miles.
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Abstract:

"The Beat Hotel has been closed for nearly forty years. But for a brief period - from just after the publication of Howl in 1957 until the building was sold in 1963 - it was home to Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin, Peter Orlovsky, Harold Norse, and a host of other luminaries of the Beat Generation. Now, Barry Miles - acclaimed author of many books on the Beats and a personal acquaintance of many of them - vividly excavates this remarkable period and restores it to a historical picture that has, until now, been skewed in favor of the two coasts of America." "A cheap rooming house on the bohemian Left Bank, the hotel was inhabited mostly by writers and artists, and its communal atmosphere spurred the Beats to incredible heights of creativity."--Jacket.

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