Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript, and Variant Versions, Fully Annotated by Author, With Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts, and Bibliography

Book - 2006
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First published in 1956, Allen Ginsberg's Howl is a prophetic masterpiece--an epic raging against dehumanizing society that overcame censorship trials and obscenity charges to become one of the most widely read poems of the century. This annotated version of Ginsberg's classic is the poet's own re-creation of the revolutionary work's composition process--as well as a treasure trove of anecdotes, an intimate look at the poet's writing techniques, and a veritable social history of the 1950s.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Harper Perennial, 2006, c1986
Edition: 50th anniversary ed., 1st Harper Perennial modern classics ed. --
ISBN: 9780061137457
Branch Call Number: 811.54 Ginsb 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xiv, 194 p. :,ill. --
Additional Contributors: Miles, Barry 1943-


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