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  Allen Ginsberg
Walt Whitman: "Unscrew the locks from the doors!/Unscrew the doors themselves from their jambs!" Announcing his intentions with this ringing motto, Allen Ginsberg published a volume of poetry which broke so many social taboos that copies were impounded as obscene, and the publisher, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, was arrested.
Allen Ginsberg was born in 1926 in Newark, New Jersey, a son of Naomi Ginsberg and lyric poet Louis Ginsberg.
Allen Ginsberg, poet, social activist and member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, also engaged the attention of the FBI record keepers.
www.queertheory.com /histories/g/ginsberg_allen.htm   (1094 words)

  
 The Passing of Allen Ginsburg - Alex Colvin
It is hard to measure the effect that Allen Ginsburg had on a generation of Americans.
Ginsburg coined the term "flower power." He led the be-ins in Berkeley that were the precursors of the anti-war demonstrations.
Allen Ginsburg was accompanied by a small coterie of Buddhist monks.
www.tparents.org /library/unification/talks/colvin/ginsburg.htm   (862 words)

  
 American Masters . Allen Ginsberg | PBS
Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey on June 3, 1926.
As a boy he was a close witness to his mother’s mental illness, as she lived both in and out of institutions.
To many, their shabby dress and "hip" language seemed irresponsible, but in their actions could be found the seeds of a revolution that was meant to cast off the shackles of the calm and boring social life of the post-war era.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/ginsberg_a.html   (853 words)

  
 Encounters with Authors: Allen Ginsberg -- Deane Rink
By the time I had graduated from college, I had had occasion to hear Allen Ginsburg read his poems and recite his mantras three or four times, and he was for me easily the most charismatic poet.
Allen looked at me and said something to the effect that the value of the files wasn't in the amount, or the jargon that the uncomprehending agents slung, but in the small piece of a bigger puzzle that each person's files represents.
Somehow, they met him at a public reading, and he has taken them under his wing, gently encouraging their writing, telling them that a life of the mind and literary pleasure is a possibility, at a time when I'm quite sure nobody else encourages this.
www.samizdat.com /encount1.html   (1350 words)

  
 DLA Piper | Munkat├írsaink | Allen J. Ginsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Allen J. Ginsburg concentrates his practice in the mergers and acquisitions, corporate, lodging and timeshare and franchising areas.
Ginsburg has an active practice in the merger and acquisition area including representation of buyers and sellers of businesses in various industries including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions of manufacturing companies, service businesses, franchising companies and hotel and lodging companies.
Ginsburg’s practice also includes general corporate activities on behalf of entrepreneur clients, representation of lodging and timesharing companies and representation of franchisors and distributors in connection with all phases of their operations and regulatory compliance.
www.dlapiper.com /hu/allen_ginsburg   (214 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3,1926 in Beth Israel Hospital in Newark,New Jersey.He was the last child and second son of Louis and Naomi Livergant (Levy) Ginsberg.
The couple was married in 1919 after a courtship of five years and after she suffered the first of several nervous breakdowns which would finally destroy the marriage and leave her instutionalized by the time of her death in 1955.
In 1947, after a stint as a merchant marine, Ginsburg headed to Denver to pursue Cassady, who, although not divorced from his first wife, was involved with Carolyn Robinson who became his second wife.
www.noblenet.org /ssc/archive/beatsite/bios/ginsberg.html   (968 words)

  
 The Daily Page | Madison, Wisconsin :: View topic - Howl at Fifty
Allen Ginsburg had two friends in the town where I grew up.
Allen signed the copy, so old it even had all the dedications, even the one removed at the request of the dedacee, Lucien Carr.
She talked about the nice note Allen had sent after my father had died, and how she had felt not long afterwards seeing Allen read some of the same poems on television.
www.isthmus.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=15433   (625 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg: The Biography Project
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on 3 June 1926 in Newark, New Jersey.
Allen pleads insanity, ends up going to the Columbia Psychiatric Institute for eight months.
It is there that he meets Carl Soloman, to whom he later dedicates Howl.
www.popsubculture.com /pop/bio_project/allen_ginsberg.html   (1233 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg - bio and links
A severe paranoid, she often trusted young Allen when she was convinced the rest of the family and the world was plotting against her.
As the sensitive boy tried to understand what was happening around him, he also had to struggle to comprehend what was happening inside him, because he was consumed by lust for other boys his age.
This great poem, conveniently publicized by a bungled obscenity charge that made Allen a worldwide symbol of sexual depravity (as homosexuality was then perceived), was the great expression of Beat defiance, just as Kerouac's 'On The Road,' published two years later, would be the great expression of Beat yearnings.
www.beatmuseum.org /ginsberg/allenginsberg.html   (1639 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Howl and Other Poems: Books: Allen Ginsberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The epigraph for Howl is from Walt Whitman: "Unscrew the locks from the doors!/Unscrew the doors themselves from their jambs!" Announcing his intentions with this ringing motto, Allen Ginsberg published a volume of poetry which broke so many social taboos that copies were impounded as obscene, and the publisher, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, was arrested.
In 'Howl and Other Poems' Allen Ginsburg plumbs the depths of primal human emotion from the perspective of the disenfranchised bohemians of 1950s urban America.
Allen Ginsburg and his creative associates were the stellar grass-roots poets of their generation, and deserve a careful reading both for enjoyment and understanding of an important time of transition in American society.
www.amazon.ca /Howl-Other-Poems-Allen-Ginsberg/dp/0872860175   (1298 words)

  
 Allen Ginsburg in America Free Essay
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jeresy.
A severe paranoid, she trusted Allen when she was convinced the rest of the family and the world was plotting against her.
As Allen tried to understand what was happening with his mother, he also had to struggle to comprehend what was happening inside him, because he was consumed by lust for other boys his age.
www.findfreepapers.com /viewpaper/1639.html   (195 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg, Mostly Sitting Haiku + 221 Syllables at Rocky Mountain Dharma Center + Haiku Never Published + The ...
Allen's excitement around Hindu and Buddhist texts of liberation must have baffled a lot of listeners when he first began to chant mantras at poetry readings to the accompaniment of Tibetan finger cymbals or Indian shruti box (harmonium).
As well as regularly inviting Allen to Vienna, Ide Hintz and Christine Huber, the Schule's directors, bring a range of other USA poets and Naropa faculty to teach in their spring and autumn two-week seasons.
An archaic impulse, the oldest-Eros-had brought Allen to that moment-moment when love first comes over you and all the powers rise up-and I knew then that no matter what else-the politics, the goofiness, grouchiness of his later years, silly critics or fawning media-for him like for all poets Love is the original language.
terebess.hu /english/haiku/aginsberg.html   (2684 words)

  
 Salon | Camille Paglia
For many of us children of the '60s, the recent death of Allen Ginsberg was a major loss.
Allen Ginsberg, along with Marshall McLuhan and Norman O. Brown, was one of the central figures of my college years in the '60s.
Allen Ginsberg was the apostle of a truly visionary sexuality.
www.salon.com /april97/columnists/paglia970415.html   (1393 words)

  
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FAMILY BUSINESS is not only a personal glimpse into the life of one of the great US poets, but also the moving story of a relationship between a father and a son set against the turbulent world of postwar America.
The illuminating correspondence between Allen Ginsberg and his father, Louis, begins when Allen is a precocious, rebellious college student and charts his ascension as a revolutionary icon in poetry.
Their letters are filled with affection, respect, and a healthy dose of argumentative zeal - they debate every major political and artistic issue that faced America in over three decades of extraordinary change.
www.play.com /Books/Books/CART/3-/1070620/-/Product.html?cur=257   (308 words)

  
 Erowid Allen Ginsberg Vault
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was a poet born in Newark, N.J. to a poet teacher father and radical communist nudist mother.
He studied at Columbia University in the mid-1940s where he met fellow students Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr and non-students William Burroughs and Neal Cassidy, with whom he helped found the Beat movement.
Later in life he took on the role of guru, lecturing widely and practicing eastern meditation.
www.erowid.org /culture/characters/ginsberg_allen/ginsberg_allen.shtml   (290 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg dot org :: The Allen Ginsberg Trust Home Page
The material available here — and that which we will be adding over time — is intended to continually reveal the intelligence and beauty of Allen Ginsberg's aim of increasing consciousness on the planet.
The audio is from a live reading of “America” that Allen did at the Town Hall Theater in Berkeley, California on March 18th, 1956.
A growing online repository of Ginsbergiana, left behind by Allen for future exploration so that those wishing to research his life and work would have ample fodder for their own interpretive experience.
www.allenginsberg.org   (277 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ginsberg is best known for Howl (1956), a long poem about the self-destruction of his friends of the Beat Generation and what he saw as the destructive forces of materialism and conformity in United States at the time.
Allen Ginsberg died on April 5, 1997, surrounded by family and friends in his East Village loft in New York City.
In the TV Show Daria, in the episode entitled "The Old and the Beautiful," Daria is seen reading the first few lines of "Howl" to a resident of a nursing home as part of a service project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Allen_Ginsburg   (5438 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Allen Ginsburg": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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The hippie guru and beat poet Allen Ginsburg, an eloquent advocate for cannabis and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), was strongly against the use of speed (amphetamine) and other...
Allen Ginsberg -- Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) changed the face of American poetry.
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 Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey.
Some of his talks on poetry and politics were published in ALLEN VERBATIM (1974).
In the 1970s Ginsberg was jailed for his part in an anti-Nixon protest, he toured with Bob Dylan and campaigned on ecological issues.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /ginsberg.htm   (1463 words)

  
 Mr. Allen J. Ginsburg
Allen J. Ginsburg concentrates his practice in the franchise, corporate and merger and acquisition areas.
Ginsburg has an active practice in the representation of franchisors in all phases of franchising, general corporate activities on behalf of entrepreneur clients and merger and acquisition work for a variety of clients.
He has written and spoken on the subjects of franchising, corporate succession planning, and mergers and acquisitions in many forums.
www.franchisingattorney.com /profiles/AllenGins.htm   (243 words)

  
 Free-ResearchPapers.com - Allen Ginsburg In America
In 1948, the 26-year-old Allen Ginsberg had a mad vision reading William Blake in which Blake came to him in person.
I wanted to know if her view of Allen was maybe biased in some way.
I guess she interview Allen a lot and was allowed to review journal entries Allen had been keeping.
www.free-researchpapers.com /dbs/a3/bqg24.shtml   (1646 words)

  
 Shrine to Allen Ginsberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
-- Allen Ginsberg with the Clash, "Ghetto Defendant" (Allen Ginsberg and Joe Strummer)
He will be remembered as one of America's greatest poets and counterculture heroes.
The following is an excerpt of a speech Allen Ginsberg gave in Boston, in November, 1966, to a convocation of Unitarian ministers, entitled "Renaissance or Die" (excerpted from the CD-ROM Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties):
www.rockument.com /Ginsberg.html   (318 words)

  
 Howl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Howl is a poem by poet Allen Ginsberg.
It is considered to be one of the principal works of the Beat Generation along with Jack Kerouac's On the Road (1957) and William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch (1959).
But an essential aspect of Ginsberg's poetry, and Beat writing as a whole, is a genuine search for spiritual enlightenment outside of the traditional strictures of religious dogma (see for example Kerouac's relationship to Catholicism).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Howl   (3398 words)

  
 Allen Ginsburg - playwright
To search for published plays by Allen Ginsburg click on one of the bookstore links above.
You will be shown all Plays in print by Allen Ginsburg.
Allen Ginsburg : Click on a Play title below for more information
www.doollee.com /PlaywrightsG/GinsburgAllen.htm   (118 words)

  
 Allen Ginsberg — Infoplease.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Allen Ginsberg - Ginsberg, Allen, 1926–97, American poet, b.
"I'm not his father": Lionel Trilling, Allen Ginsberg, and the contours of literary modernism.
Edgar Allan Poe as a Major Influence upon Allen Ginsberg.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0196580.html   (346 words)

  
 Book of Martyrdom and Artifice (The): First Journals and Poems 1937-1952, by Allen Ginsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Book of Martyrdom and Artifice (The): First Journals and Poems 1937-1952, by Allen Ginsburg
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) kept journals his entire life, beginning at the age of eleven.
These first journals detail the inner thoughts of the awkward boy from Paterson, New Jersey, who would become the major poet and spokesperson of the literary phenomenon called the Beat Generation.
www.bhny.com /misc/2006/holidaymadness/0306814625.htm   (220 words)

  
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Allen Shadow has true talent when it comes to songwriting."
Allen Shadow is a poet that uses music to get the point across, not a musician that fills the space with words.
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 Allen Ginsburg - Remembering Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Joe Perry has been lead guitarist and co-songwriter for Aerosmith since 1970.
He and his wife, the poet and photographer Billie Perry, were longtime friends of Allen Ginsberg.
Some of Billie's work is currently on display in the show "Being There," at the Photographic Resource Center.
www.bostonphoenix.com /alt1/archive/news/97/07/17/remembering.html   (579 words)

  
 Oh, Holy Allen Ginsburg tickets - Oh, Holy Allen Ginsburg information - Chicago
After its Bailiwick run, the show will be featured in the Dublin Gay Theater Festival in May. Oh, Holy Allen Ginsberg is a serious comedy regarding the struggle of a Catholic priest to balance his faith and priesthood with his 9-year relationship with Josh Kaplan, a University Professor.
In a fiscally challenged parish in contemporary Chicago, Fr Gerard Gallagher juggles the demands of the Archdiocese and the needs of his parishioners with the contradictions in his own life as a gay priest.
When Michael, a brash young nurse/performance artist, re- enters the life of Josh his college teacher, the wheels are set in motion for an enlightening and entertaining evening that examines the soul and affirms the resilience of the human spirit.
www.theatermania.com /content/show.cfm/show/119364   (306 words)

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