Howl, Kaddish And Other Poems
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HOWL, KADDISH AND OTHER POEMS
by Allen Ginsberg
published by Penguin
Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This new collection brings together the famous poems that made his name as a defining figure of the counterculture. They include the apocalyptic 'Howl', which became the subject of an obscenity trial when it was first published in 1956; the moving lament for his dead mother, 'Kaddish'; the searing indictment of his homeland, 'America'; and the confessional 'Mescaline'. Dark, ecstatic and rhapsodic, they show why Ginsberg was one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century.
- paperback: 128 pages
- product dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
- ISBN: 9780141190167