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    DescriptionAllen Ginsberg occupies a significant and enduring position in American literature. Following Ginsberg's death in 1997, Barry Miles has drawn on both his long friendship with the poet and on Ginsberg's journals and correspondence to produce an immensely readable account of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary poets.


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    Title
    Allen Ginsberg
    Subtitle
    Beat Poet
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry Miles
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780753522523
    ISBN 10: 0753522527
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: BGL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25740
    BISAC V2.8: SOC012000
    DC22: 811.54
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    DC22: 811/.54
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    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3513.I74 Z745 2010
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    Thema V1.0: DC, DNBL, DSC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Ebury Press
    Imprint name
    Virgin Books
    Publication date
    01 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Barry Miles is author of many seminal books on popular culture, including the authorised biography of Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney: Many Years from Now; Ginsberg: A Biography; Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats and The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs and Corso in Paris, 1957-1963.
    Review quote
    "This is a scholarly work and also much fun." Guardian "Will surely be consulted as an Ur-text for decades to come. Read it at the end, along with Ginsberg's fifteen best books, and you'll know why he matters." -- Michael Horowitz Sunday Times "Skilfully evokes the poet's childhood, authoritatively expresses his opinions on sundry matters of later life and work, gives him his due as lifeforce of youthful rebellion and in the 1960s counter. Read it; you'll enjoy yourself." -- Paul Berman New York Times "Concentrating on the simultaneity of the public and private in Ginsberg's life, Miles gives us a richer insight into his poetic value - and a better read - than many a tight-lipped critical filleting." -- Saul Frampton Time Out