Travels with Ginsberg: A Postcard Book: Allen Ginsberg Photographs 1944--1997

Travels with Ginsberg: A Postcard Book: Allen Ginsberg Photographs 1944--1997

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By (author) Allen Ginsberg

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  • Publisher: City Lights Books
  • Format: Paperback | 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 154mm x 8mm | 82g
  • Publication date: 23 January 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Monroe, OR
  • ISBN 10: 0872863972
  • ISBN 13: 9780872863972
  • Illustrations note: pho
  • Sales rank: 386,525

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Allen Ginsberg was a serious shutterbug who delighted in taking candid snapshots of friends and fellow writers, but up until now readers have had little chance to consider the "poetic" world of his photographs. Here in the form of twenty detachable postcards are photographs taken over the years on the poet's many travels and trips abroad. Pictures include: Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Corso in Mexico; Burroughs and Bowles in Tangier; Snyder in Japan; Whalen and Creeley in Vancouver; Ginsberg in India and Prague, and Philip Glass in Turkey. Allen Ginsberg was born in 1926 in Newark, New Jersey. In 1956 City Lights published his signal poem "Howl," one of the most widely read poems of the era. He died in 1997.

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Allen Ginsberg is also the author of Howl and Other Poems, which was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956.