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    • beachgal

      Today 10-7-1959 -- 59 years ago, poet Allen Ginsberg read his poem "Howl" at a poetry reading at Six Gallery in San Francisco. The poem was an immediate success that rocked the Beat literary world and set the tone for confessional poetry of the 1960s and later.

    • Cory Booker

      Irwin Allen Ginsberg- The poet Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark in 1926. Shortly after Howl and Other Poems was published in 1956, it was banned for obscenity. The work overcame censorship trials, however, and became one of the most widely read poems of the century, translated into more than twenty-two languages.

    • Scottish Poetry

      Allen Ginsberg - taking the crumb-collector into the Beat era.

    • mitchell Jewell

      Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997. beat poet.

    • Cynthia Connelly

      Allen Ginsburg, beat poet

    • Eryl Shields

      Allen Ginsberg. #poet

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