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Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), poète américain, devant un portrait d'Arthur Rimbaud

Allen Ginsberg poète américain, devant un portrait d'Arthur Rimbaud

Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg,  San Francisco 1965
"From the series of images shot in the City Lights Books alley originally for the Blonde on Blonde album (photographs not used in that project). Imagine going back to school the next day after this session, what do you say to your friends?

Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg, San Francisco 1965 "From the series of images shot in the City Lights Books alley originally for the Blonde on Blonde album (photographs not used in that project).

You got: William S. Burroughs You’re one of the most notorious, inspiring, punk rock authors ever to live. You’re a creative genius, and one of the best minds in your group of friends. You can experiment at a party, and with words, you literally set more trends than anyone. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.”

Which Beat Generation Writer Are You?

From Kill Your Darlings by Allen Ginsberg

before watching kill your darlings, i said 'give me pain or give me death' (knowing this is a movie about century homosexuality and how usually that stuff doesn't work out) and i wish i'd been given death. it would hurt less. i love this fucking movie

[Allen Ginsberg, self portrait in AP darkroom, 1949. Used for cover of Gates of Wrath. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate]

Ginsberg met Lucien Carr while an undergraduate at Columbia University and was introduced to Kerouac, Burroughs, and others already established in the New York Beat scene.

This is Allen Ginsberg’s reading list for his class, “Literary History of the Beats.” : http://www.openculture.com/2013/05/allen_ginsbergs_celestial_homework_a_reading_list_for_his_class_literary_history_of_the_beats.html

Allen Ginsberg’s Reading List for his Class, “Literary History of the Beats.” Allen Ginsberg was an activist and student of Chögyam Trungpa.

(C) Allen Ginsberg, les premières lignes du poème culte de la Beat Generation Howl #UneSource

(C) Allen Ginsberg, les premières lignes du poème culte de la Beat Generation…

Sanctuary: To all you golden sunflowers...

To all you golden sunflowers...

Allen Ginsberg (1926 – 1997): “Howl”, “Ballad of American Skeletons” and “Song”…

Allen Ginsberg (1926 – 1997): “Howl”, “Ballad of American Skeletons” and “Song” [Precious Poetry, 13th Edition]

Jack-Kerouac & Allen-Ginsberg - two of the best American poets. Clique na foto para garantir livros da Beat Generation.

Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, William Burroughs, New York 1953. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate

Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, William Burroughs, New York 1953