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  • Ginsberg's Mother
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    Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey on June 3, 1926. His father, Louis Ginsberg, was a published poet and a high school teacher. His mother, Naomi, was a radical Communist, paranoid, psychotic, and died in a mental institution in 1956. Ginsberg also had a brother who became a lawyer in Paterson, New Jersey. Ginsberg's childhood was very complicated. Ginsberg's mother only trusted him and thought that the rest of the family and the world was plotting against her. Ginsberg...
  • 19 Mar 2000 Allen Ginsberg
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    I walked down to the laboratory, and got ready to time travel. I think I was still in shock, because I didn t fully believe they could do it. When I got there I went through some endurance test. After these tests, I was ready. I put on my special gravity suit, made out of titanium. I needed it so the force of gravity wouldn t liquefy my bones. I got into the pod, and shut the door 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Strolling down the streets of San Francisco around 1 a. m., I came upon this small caf...
  • Allen Ginsberg's Monumental Poem
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    Allen Ginsberg and HOWL: Analysis and Response Throughout the ages of poetry, there is a poet who stands alone, a prominent figure who represents the beliefs and mor's of the time. During the 1950's and 1960's, the Beatnik era in America brought forth poets who wrote vivid, realistic poetry in response to the rise of bigotry, crimes against the innocent, and the loss of faith in the national government. With little euphemism, they wrote about homosexual sex, drug abuse, and other brazen topics. ...
  • Haight Ashbury Community
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    Michael Bowen-Artist Michael Bowen was instrumental in many of the key developments in the Haight-Ashbury. He helped Allan Cohen turn his dream of a "rainbow-colored newspaper" into reality, contributing art, obtaining funding, and even turning his apartment over to The Oracle for office use. Michael, along with the Oracle, organized the "Love Pageant Rally", which was held to protest the outlawing of LSD on October 6, 1966. Surprised at the larger than expected turnout, he and others envisioned...
  • Allen Ginsbergs Feelings For The Future
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    As you read the first lines of Howl and Kaddish, the overall tone of the poem hits you right in the face. Allen Ginsberg, the poet, presents these two poems as complaints and injustices. He justifies these complaints in the pages that follow. Ginsberg also uses several literary techniques in these works to enhance the images for the reader. His own life experiences are mentioned in the poems, the majority of his works being somewhat biographical. It is said that Allen Ginsberg was ahead of his t...
  • Ginsberg's Poem
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    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was an important figure in the Beat Generation Movement that took place right before the revolutionary American 60's. Other major beat writers (also called beatniks) were: Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. The beat poetry was meant to be oral and very effective in readings. It developed out of poetry readings in underground clubs. (a beautiful image of these secret clubs can be found in the movie called! SS Dead Poet's Society! " with Robin Williams pl...
  • Projectivist And The Beat Poets
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    A half century ago, American poetics redefined itself when it made some organic changes. Traditional verse, as its force-fed rhyme and meter schemes often restricts any accurate report, was subdued and chastised in favor of a more-realistic, a more human-excretory approach to writing verse. Both the Projectivist and the Beat poets, led by Charles Olson and Allen Ginsberg respectively, were instrumental leaders in this mapping of future poetics. They felt communication to be a fine-tuned relation...
  • Poem America Ginsberg
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    Dislikes of the American Society And the Injustices in America In Allen Ginsberg's Poetry By Matt FeekoMrs. JuengerEnglish 118 April 1999 Dislikes of the American Society And the Injustices in America In Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Allen Ginsberg started his infamous life as a revolutionary and poet of the beat generation when he began attending Colombia University. While at Colombia Ginsberg met friend and mentor Jack Kerouac whom he would later join to form the School of Disembodied Poets. During ...
  • Howl By Allen Ginsberg
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    Social Pressures Reflected in Ginsberg's "Howl" Post World War II America produced a number of images that will be forever imprinted on the minds of Americans. Such images as television shows like "Leave It To Beaver" and "I Love Lucy", movies such as "An Affair To Remember", and "Brigadoon", are watched frequently even in today's society. But in this world of fairytale movies and the "American Dream", what about those who didn't fit into the picture of perfection and prosperity These men became...
  • Modernist Poets From Rimbaud To Ginsberg
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    Rimbaud and Ginsberg as Modern Poets Anyone who has read a fair sampling of modernist poetry or studied some representative visionary poets has found the experience something of a revelation. Immediately exhilarating for some, initially intimidating for others and, for all of us, a profound departure from traditional literature. According to Rimbaud, for a poet to be absolutely modern he must become a visionary and "a poet makes himself a visionary through a long, boundless and systematized diso...
  • Allen Ginsberg
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    Allen Ginsberg, a beat poet, made his debut appearance in the 1960's with his poem "Howl" (see Appendix A). The poem made headlines and began a new era of poetry that was influenced by 'sex, drugs, and rock and roll'. Ginsberg's writings were a combination of Blake, Whitman, Pound, and Williams, all of which he met while he was attending Columbia University. (Schwartzman) With his new style of writing, Ginsberg opened many new doors for poets and writers in America. He had no fear of writing wha...
  • Vivid Writings Of Allen Ginsberg
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    The often explicit and always vivid writings of Allen Ginsberg seemed to stem from his own life. Allen's childhood in the city, political issues of the times, and the trials of understanding the vast psychology of human beings often emerged. His mother, Naomi Ginsberg, frequently tended to appear as topic or subject matter in Allen's work as well. His writing would describe her life, her beliefs, and her mental misfortune, how they affected him, and how his own experiences compared. The course v...
  • Allen Ginsberg
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    Allen Allen Ginsberg ALLEN GINSBERG Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1926, to a Jewish Russian immigrant family. His father, Louis, was a published poet, a high school teacher and a moderate Jewish Socialist. His mother, Naomi, was a radical Communist who went insane and got institutionalized in early adulthood. While dealing with his mother's problems, he was struggling with his own budding homosexuality. In the 1940's, Ginsberg entered Columbia University as a pre-law student,...

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