The poem that changed America : "Howl" fifty years later /

Reflections from America's prominent writers on the seminal poem "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg, on the eve of its fiftieth anniversary.

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Other Authors: Shinder, Jason, 1955-2008.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg: 1956 Mimeographed Copy?
  • "Wild at Heart" / Vivian Gornick
  • "Human Seraphim: 'Howl,' Sex, and Holiness" / Mark Doty
  • "'Howl' and Hail" / Amiri Baraka
  • "'A Lost Battalion of Platonic Conversationalists': 'Howl' and the Language of Modernism" / Marjorie Perloff
  • "A Witness" / Bob Rosenthal
  • "'Howl' in Transylvania"? / Andrei Codrescu
  • Talking Howl 1: Jack Kerouac / Louis Ginsberg and William Carlos and Williams and Lawren

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