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    Howl And Other Poems (Pocket Poets) (Paperback) By (author) Allen Ginsberg, Introduction by William Carlos Williams

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    Description"Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. Customs and the San Francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trial at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene. Allen Ginsberg was born June 3, 1926, the son of Naomi Ginsberg, Russian emigre, and Louis Ginsberg, lyric poet and schoolteacher, in Paterson, New Jersey. To these facts Ginsberg adds: "High school in Paterson till 17, Columbia College, merchant marine, Texas and Denver copyboy, Times Square, amigos in jail, dishwashing, book reviews, Mexico City, market research, Satori in Harlem, Yucatan and Chiapas 1954, West Coast 3 years. Later Arctic Sea trip, Tangier, Venice, Amsterdam, Paris, read at Oxford Harvard Columbia Chicago, quit, wrote Kaddish 1959, made tape to leave behind & fade in Orient awhile. Carl Solomon to whom Howl is addressed, is a intuitive Bronx dadaist and prose-poet."


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    Title
    Howl And Other Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Allen Ginsberg, Introduction by William Carlos Williams
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 57
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 154 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 68 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780872860179
    ISBN 10: 0872860175
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    DC21: 811.54
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    DC22: 811.54
    B&T General Subject: 640
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PS3513.I74
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3513.I74 H6
    Thema V1.0: DCF
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    City Lights Books
    Imprint name
    City Lights Books
    Publication date
    01 January 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Monroe, OR
    Author Information
    Allen Ginsberg is also the author of Howl and Other Poems, which was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956.
    Table of contents
    "Howl" for Carl Solomon - introduction by William Carlos Williams; "Howl"; footnote to "Howl"; a supermarket in California; transcription of organ music; sunflower sutra; America; in the baggage room at greyhound; an asphodel; song; wild orphan; in back of the real.