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Kaddish and Other Poems: 1958-1960 (Pocket Poets #14) (Paperback)

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By Allen Ginsberg, Bill Morgan (Afterword by)
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This is book number 14 in the Pocket Poets series.

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Allen Ginsberg's "Kaddish," a poem about the death of his mother, Naomi, is one of his major works. This special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kaddish and Other Poems features an illuminating afterword by Ginsberg biographer Bill Morgan, along with previously unpublished photographs, documents, and letters relating to the composition of the poem.

Allen Ginsberg, founding father of the Beat Generation, inspired the American counterculture of the second half of the twentieth century with his groundbreaking poems.

Bill Morgan is the author of I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg. He lives in New York City and Bennington, Vermont.

About the Author


Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), founding father of the Beat Generation, inspired the American counterculture of the second half of the twentieth century with his grounbreaking poems. His books include Howl & Other Poems, Kaddish & Other Poems, Reality Sandwiches, Planet News, Fall of America, Mind Breaths, and Plutonian Ode, all published by City Lights.Bill Morgan (b.1949) is a painter and archival consultant who lives in New York City and Bennington, Vermont. He is the author of The Beat Generation in New York and The Beat Generation in San Francisco, I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg, and edited Deliberate Prose: Selected Essays of Allen Ginsberg, 1952-1995, as well as Ginsberg's The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems, 1937-1952, and Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780872865112
ISBN-10: 0872865118
Publisher: City Lights Publishers - City Lights Publishe
Publication Date: November 23rd, 2010
Pages: 130
Language: English
Series: Pocket Poets