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Journals: Early Fifties, Early Sixties

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In the 1950s and early 1960s, Allen Ginsberg and his fellow Beats led an insurrection that profoundly altered the American literary and cultural landscapes. Collected here are journal entries culed from eighteen notebooks that Ginsberg kept during this extraordinary period — thoughts, poems, dreams, reflections, and diary notes that intimately illuminate Ginsberg's actual travels and his mental journeys. They reveal a remarkable and fascinating life: conversations with William Carlos Williams; drug experiences; a chance meeting with Dylan Thomas; stays in Mexico, San Francisco, and New York; first impressions of "Naked Lunch"; bits and peices of "America, Kaddish" and other poems; political "ravings"; and, of course, times with William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Gergory Corso, Herbert Huncke, Peter Orlovsky, and many, many others. What emerges is a truly unique personal account that will touch the mind and the soul.

Synopsis:

In the 1950s and early 1960s, Allen Ginsberg and his fellow Beats led an insurrection that profoundly altered the American literary and cultural landscapes. Collected here are journal entries culled from eighteen notebooks that Ginsberg kept during this extraordinary period--thoughts, poems, dreams, reflections, and diary notes that intimately illuminate Ginsberg's actual travels and his mental journeys. They reveal a remarkable and fascinating life.

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“Ginsberg has been one of the most influential poets in America in our time. . . . It has been a spectacular career, and . . . the thinking that went into making it is recorded in these Journals.”––The New York Times Book Review

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< div> & #8220; Ginsberg has been one of the most influential poets in America in our time. . . . It has been a spectacular career, and . . . the thinking that went into making it is recorded in these Journals.& #8221; & #8211; & #8211; The New York Times Book Review< /div>

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802133472
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen
Publisher:
Grove Press
Editor:
Ball, Gordon
Author:
Ball, Gordon
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Ginsberg, allen, 1926-1997
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Ginsberg, Allen
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6.13 in 16.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In the 1950s and early 1960s, Allen Ginsberg and his fellow Beats led an insurrection that profoundly altered the American literary and cultural landscapes. Collected here are journal entries culled from eighteen notebooks that Ginsberg kept during this extraordinary period--thoughts, poems, dreams, reflections, and diary notes that intimately illuminate Ginsberg's actual travels and his mental journeys. They reveal a remarkable and fascinating life.
"Synopsis" by ,
“Ginsberg has been one of the most influential poets in America in our time. . . . It has been a spectacular career, and . . . the thinking that went into making it is recorded in these Journals.”––The New York Times Book Review
"Synopsis" by , < div> & #8220; Ginsberg has been one of the most influential poets in America in our time. . . . It has been a spectacular career, and . . . the thinking that went into making it is recorded in these Journals.& #8221; & #8211; & #8211; The New York Times Book Review< /div>
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