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by Barry Miles
Barry Miles writes very well. I totally became absorbed in this book and found it easy and enjoyable reading. This is the ultimate Allen Ginsberg biography.
Barry Miles writes very well. Its 600+ pages and there's allot of info. It goes into detail about all aspects of Allen's life from his childhood with emotionally disturbed mother Naomi (for which Kaddish was written) to his death from liver cancer in 1997. All his crazy times with fellow beats (Kerouac, Burroughs, Corso, et. are well documented and events which are eluded to in his poetry and journals are brought to light. If you have any interest in Ginsberg this is the book to read. 12 people found this helpful.
Barry Miles is one of the best biographers around.
In Allen Ginsberg: A Biography - I was deeply moved by the story of his mother, Naomi - who This was the book that solidified my love for Allen Ginsberg - and the Beat Generation. Barry Miles is one of the best biographers around. He's thorough, a true story-teller, compassionate - yet - not starry eyed. I also loved Pink Floyd: A Visual Documentary, Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats: A Portrait, The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs, and Corso in Paris, 1958-1963 and William S. Burroughs: A Life.
Barry Miles (born 21 February 1943) is an English author known for his participation in and writing on the subjects of the 1960s London underground and counterculture. He is the author of numerous books and his work has also regularly appeared in left-wing papers such as The Guardian. In the 1960s, he was co-owner of the Indica Gallery and helped start the independent newspaper International Times.
Irwin Allen Ginsberg (/ˈɡɪnzbɜːrɡ/; June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet, philosopher, and writer. As a Columbia University college student in the 1940s, he began friendships with William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, forming the core of the Beat Generation. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism, and sexual repression, and he embodied various aspects of this counterculture with his views on drugs, hostility to bureaucracy, and openness to Eastern religions.
Allen Ginsberg Biography - Ginsberg, Allen (3 June 1926-6 Ap. Later Ginsberg also cited the renowned literary critics and biographers Mark Van Doren and Raymond Weaver as influential professors at Columbia.
Allen Ginsberg Biography - Ginsberg, Allen (3 June 1926-6 Apr. 1997), poet, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the younger son of Louis Ginsberg, a h.
Miles gives a richer insight into poetic value – and a better read –than many a tight-lipped critical filleting’ – Time Out. ‘Skillfully evokes the poet’s childhood, authoritatively expresses his opinions on sundry matters of later life and work, gives him his due as the lifeforce of youthful. ‘Skillfully evokes the poet’s childhood, authoritatively expresses his opinions on sundry matters of later life and work, gives him his due as the lifeforce of youthful rebellion and in the 1960s counter culture.
Ginsberg : a biography. by. Miles, Barry, 1943-. Most of the texts were close to the top of the page, that is why the crop is closer to the top of the book than the bottom. Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997, Poets, American, Beat generation. New York : HarperPerennial.
Allen Ginsberg occupies a significant, enduring position in American literature
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? ― Rumi. A major new biography on an increasingly important American literary icon, by the most acclaimed writer on the Beat Generation, Barry Miles. Miles knew all the key players in the Beat era, including W. Hippie. Allen Ginsberg occupies a significant, enduring position in American literature. Following his death in '97, Barry Miles has drawn on both his long friendship with the poet & on Ginsberg's journals & correspondence to produce an immensely readable. Call Me Burroughs: A Life.
Ginsberg: A Biography. ISBN 10: 0670826839 ISBN 13: 9780670826834. Publisher: VIKING, 1990.
Biography: Ginsberg, Barry Miles Simon & Schuster
Biography: Ginsberg, Barry Miles Simon & Schuster.
Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: VIKING (January 1990)
Pages: 600 pages
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