Reviewed by Samantha Gregory for Readers' Favorite (unpaid review) My Eclectic Collection: From the Confines of my Mind (Volume 1) By Ronald Allen Bell is a collection of poems on life and love. The poems include I Am A Machine. "I am a machine - I will g
Allen Ginsberg was one of the bravest and most admired poets of this century. Famous for energizing the Beat Generation literary movement upon his historic encounter with Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs in mid-century New York City, Gin
The Beat Generation freed American arts and letters from the ivy-covered shackles of academia. The names of its primary figures are familiar as old relatives: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Neal Cassady. But though they may be less known to us, the women writers, artists, and muses were making history of their own. This text of biographies and writings chronicle the creative and rebellious women who broke from tradition and joined the best minds of their generation.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This book takes you through the history and development of the Beat Generation into its main artists. Beginning with Neal Cassa
Pull My Daisy is a 1959 short film that typifies the Beat Generation. Directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, Daisy was adapted by Jack Kerouac from the third act of a stage play he never finished entitled Beat Generation. Kerouac also provided improvised narration. It starred Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Larry Rivers, Peter Orlovsky, David Amram, Richard Bellamy, Alice Neel, Sally Gross and Pablo, Frank's then-infant son.
Fabulous letters from the vagabond Beat poet to his friendsamong them Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. For all his charm and intelligence poet Gregory Corso lived a vagabond life. He never held down a regular job. He rarely stayed very long under
This incredible three-CD set drawn from the archives of the BBC captures the voices of poets from the twentieth century, one of the most prolific and significant periods in American letters. Capturing the enormous energy and variety in American poetry at this time, the compilation includes recordings of Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Robinson Jeffers, Langston Hughes, Wallace Stevens, Conrad Aiken, Archibald MacLeish, Ogden Nash, Theodore Roethke, John Berryman, Allen Ginsberg, John Ashbery, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich, and Gregory Corso.
Using a number of critical approaches, Michael Skau examines Gregory Corso's complex imagination, his humor, and his poetic techniques in dealing with America, the Beat generation, and death. Skau covers the complete works of Corso, one of the four major Beat Generation writers (with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs) who attempted to provide an alternative to what they saw as the academic forms of literature dominating American writing through the 1940s and 1950s.
In Social Mobility in Late Antique Gaul, Allen Jones explores the situation of the non-elite living in Gaul during the late fifth and sixth centuries. Drawing especially on evidence from Gregory of Tours s writings, he formulates a social model based on p