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Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: "A collection of essential poems, essays, letters, songs, and photographs which aims to introduce new readers to the scope of Allen Ginsberg's work in its prolific and profound diversity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2015

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Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: Ginsberg's love for a man with whom he shared some of life's worst experiences is celebrated in poems which were once the subject of a prolonged court trial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, c1959. 1956

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Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: "A culmination of four years of work, from the first time Allen suggested this box to me in a New York taxi to the final assembly and production by Hal Willner."--James Austin.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino/Word Beat 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN GIN

Ginsberg, Allen

Contents: Howl -- Footnote to howl -- A supermarket in California -- Transcription of organ music -- America -- In the back of the real -- Strange new cottage in Berkeley -- Europe! Europe! -- Kaddish, part 1 -- The Sunflower Sutra.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantasy Records 1998

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Ginsberg, Allen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1996

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Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: From one of America's great poets--a cultural icon who changed the course of American poetry as well as several generations' view of the world--comes this singular volume of final poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFlamingo 1999

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Ginsberg, Allen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2006

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Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: A posthumous collection of more than 100 Ginsberg poems largely comprised of spontaneously penned or forgotten works included in letters or sent to obscure publications. The collection is arranged in chronological order and complemented by extensive author notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2016

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: The first collection of letters between the two leading figures of the Beat movement. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg are the most celebrated names of the Beat Generation, linked together not only by their shared artistic sensibility but also by a deep and abiding friendship, one that colored their lives and greatly influenced their writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 KER

Summary: Filmmaker Chuck Workman explores the lives, works and influence of four leading lights of the "Beat Generation" of the 1950s: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Cutting back and forth between archival footage of his subjects and readings of selections from the authors' works, he creates a fast-paced collage of images that show how the Beats became the dominant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SOU

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.

Summary: "In 1969, Allen Ginsberg wrote to his friend, fellow poet, and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Alas, telephone destroys letters!" Fortunately, however, by then the two had already exchanged a treasure trove of personal correspondence, and more than anyother documents, their letters-intimate, opinionated, and action-packed-reveal the true nature of their lifelong friendship and creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Publishers 2015

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Tiersen, Yann.

Contents: J'y suis jamais allé (1:31) -- Rue des Cascades (4:01) -- Pas si simple (1:51) -- Comptine d'été no. 2 (2:12) -- Comptine d'été no. 3 (1:49) -- Déjà loin (2:53) -- La chambre (1:47) -- Mouvement introductif (2:22) -- La muette (3:37) -- Naomi (4:06) -- Soir de fête (2:52) -- Le vieux en veut encore (1:42) -- Toujours là (1:10) -- C'était ici (1:33) -- Prière no. 2 (1:22) -- Comptine no. 1...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgin 1996

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Summary: Allen Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless, electrifying, and controversial work of his career. Pushing the limits and challenging the mainstream, the passionate and provocative Howl and its publisher find themselves on trial for obscenity, with prosecutor Ralph McIntosh setting out to have the book banned, while...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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Contents: October in the railroad earth / Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen -- Gears / Gil Melle -- The Beat generation / Mamie Van Doren -- My baby / Ken Nordine -- Saturn / Sun ra and his Arkestra -- Jackie / Lambert Hendricks & Ross -- Atomic cocktail / Slim Gaillard -- Salt peanuts / Dizzy Gillespie -- Discovery of America / Al "Jazzbo" Collins -- Blue monk / Theonious Monk -- Dog / Lawrence Ferlinghetti...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Red Records 0000

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Summary: 1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the Beat generation. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's feature documentary The Beat Hotel explores this amazing place and time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Summary: Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: This incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. Interviews with Ferlinghetti and others reveal a rich mélange of characters and events that unfolded in postwar America. In 1953 Ferlinghetti opened City Lights Bookstore, which quickly evolved into an iconic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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Glass, Philip.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Elektra Nonesuch 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD AVANT-GARDE GLA

Summary: Award-winning docu-drama about the king of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac. Combines rare footage featuring Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William Burroughs with music by Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington and Zoot Sims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldhil Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAC

Burroughs, William S.

Summary: Presenting a glimpse into the private life of the misunderstood writer, this collection of letters from the 1960s and 1970s reveals the era in which Burroughs became an influential artistic and cultural leader beyond the literary world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816.54 BUR

Cassady, Neal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAS

Cornershop (Musical group)

Contents: Sleep on the left side. -- Brimful of asha. -- Butter the soul. -- Chocolat. -- We're in yr corner. -- Funky days are back again / Tjinder Singh. -- What is happening? / Tjinder Singh, Ben Ayres. -- When the light appears boy / Allen Ginsburg. -- Coming up. -- Good shit. -- Good to be on the road back home. -- It's Indian tobacco my friend / Tjinder Singh. -- Candyman / Tjinder Singh, Larry...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Luaka Bop/Warner Bros. 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK COR