Death & Fame: Last Poems 1993-1997

February 2, 2000|
Death & Fame: Last Poems 1993-1997 by Allen Ginsberg
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Allen Ginsberg was one of the bravest and most admired poets of this century. Famous for energizing the Beat Generation literary movement upon his historic encounter with Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs in mid-century New York City, Ginsberg influenced several generations of writers, musicians, and poets. When he died on April 5, 1997, we lost one of the greatest figures of twentieth-century American literary and cultural history. This singular volume of final poems commemorated the anniversary of Ginsberg''s death, and includes the verses he wrote in the years shortly before he died.
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, was awarded the medal of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French minister of culture, won the National Book Award for The Fall of America, and was a cofounder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institut...
Title:Death & Fame: Last Poems 1993-1997
Product dimensions:144 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.36 in
Published:February 2, 2000
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060930837

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