Published in 1956 as the title poem of Allen Ginsberg's first collection, "Howl" is a prophetic masterpiece that overcame censorship trails to become one of the most widely read poems of the century. The annotated Howl is the poet's own re-creation of the long process of composition of a revolutionary poem that broke new ground in America poetry through its expansive poetic form, tonal range, and freshness of spirit.
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Allen Ginsberg was born in 1926 in Newark, New Jersey, a son of Naomi Ginsberg and lyric poet Louis Ginsberg. In 1956 he published his signal poem, Howl, one of the most widely read and translated poems of the century. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, awarded the medal of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French minister of culture in 1993, and co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute, the first accredited Buddhist college in the Western world, Allen Ginsberg died on April 5, 1997.
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Book Description Harper Perennial, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060926112
Book Description Harper Perennial, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060926112
Book Description Harper Perennial. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060926112 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0017340