Poetry and Life of Alan Ginsberg: A Narative Poem

Poetry and Life of Alan Ginsberg: A Narative Poem

by Edward Sanders
     
 

The acclaimed chronicle of the life of the great beat poet, finally in paperback

Allen Ginsberg: poet, activist, visionary, soul of the Beat Generation. For many, Ginsberg's powerful and unflinchingly honest poetry empowered the counterculture of the 50s and 60s. In this unsentimental documentary portrait, the celebrated poet Ed Sanders, a Ginsberg contemporary

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The acclaimed chronicle of the life of the great beat poet, finally in paperback

Allen Ginsberg: poet, activist, visionary, soul of the Beat Generation. For many, Ginsberg's powerful and unflinchingly honest poetry empowered the counterculture of the 50s and 60s. In this unsentimental documentary portrait, the celebrated poet Ed Sanders, a Ginsberg contemporary and friend, charts a path through what he calls "Forest Ginsberg," the life and times of one of our century's most popular and controversial literary figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590202364
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

EDWARD SANDERS is a poet and journalist. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, he is the author of many books of poetry and of the bestseller The Family. He lives with his wife in Woodstock, New York.

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