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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997



  • Existence: 1926-06-03 - 1997-04-05

Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

1968, A History in Verse / Sanders, Edward ; Ginsberg A ; Kupferberg T ; Rubin J ; Leary T ; Bly R ; Berrigan T ; levy da ; Hoffman A ; McClure M ; Guillevic E ; Hollo A ; Crumb R ; Burroughs WS., 1997

Identifier: CC-30359-31774
Scope and Contents

This long, biographic poem deals with Sanders' music group, the Fugs, and the political events of 1968, detailing among others the ravages of the Viet Nam war, James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, the Yippies, the CIA, J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the Chicago Seven. There are descriptions of the assasinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King as well as small black and white scanned, photographic, documentary images, and line drawings of hierogyphics and fragments of calligraphic texts scattered among the poems. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Alternatives: A Case by Case Guide to the Exhibit / levy da ; Miller H ; Bunting B ; Ginsberg A ; Kasper M ; Burroughs WS ; Porter B ; Lipman J ; Patchen K., 1984

Identifier: CC-27135-27610
Scope and Contents

Exhibition of books curated by Joel Lipman that was arranged on the basis of inventory of the small press publishers. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

Associations / Roth, Andrew ; Williams J ; Ginsberg A ; Ray M ; Ruscha E ; Cahun C., 2006

Identifier: CC-62656-48629
Scope and Contents

This book is a well annotated listing of inscribed photography books from a private collection. There is a section that reproduces the inscriptions. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

Beat Coast East / Fisher, Stanley, editor ; Aldan D ; Corso G ; Ginsberg A ; Oldenburg C ; Orlovsky P ; Bremser R ; Kerouac J ; DiPrima D., 1960

Identifier: CC-11430-11646
Scope and Contents

Cover depicts Claes Oldenburg wrapped in gauze bandages. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1960

Beat Culture and the New America: 1959-1965 / Ginsberg A ; Berman W ; Herms G ; Perkoff S ; Connor B ; Hedrick W ; Ferlinghetti L ; Jess ; McClure M ; Patchen K ; Norse H ; Burroughs WS ; Gysin B ; Corso G ; Joans T ; Dine J ; Rauschenberg R ; Rivers L ; Schneeman C ; Kerouac J., 1996

Identifier: CC-27244-27740
Scope and Contents

The Beat Movement,which started in the 1940's with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, also included other avant garde poets, writers, filmmakers and visual artists on the East and West coasts.This book served as the catalogue for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art which was curated by Lisa Phillips. It contains nine essays by art, film and cultural historians, a detailed chronology of the Beat mmovement and a bibliography, Contributors include Lisa Phillips, Allen Ginsberg, Edward Sanders and Rebecca Solnit. It is heavily documented with photographs of the group. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Bohemian New Orleans / Weddle, Jeff ; Lowell J ; Bell M ; Bowles P ; Bukowski C ; Clay S ; Corso G ; cummings ee ; DiPrima D ; Dowden G ; Edson R ; Ferlinghetti L ; Ford CH ; Ginsberg A ; grapes m ; Joyce J ; Kaufman B ; Kerouac J ; levy da ; Miller H ; Orlovsky P ; Patchen K ; Patchen M ; Pound E ; Randall M ; Webb JE ; Webb L ; Williams J ; Malone M ; Zukofsky L., 2007

Identifier: CC-48659-69691
Scope and Contents

This is the biography of Jon and Louise Webb and their trials and tribulations of printing of the Outsider magazine, tributes to Charles Bukowski and Kenneth Patchen, and, the assembling of Henry Miller's "Insomnia." These works are held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2007

Bomb Culture / Nuttall, Jeff ; Burroughs WS ; Ginsberg A ; Metzger G ; Ono Y ; Lebel JJ ; Henri A ; Cobbing B ; Houedard DS ; levy da ; Nichol bp ; Musgrove K ; Sanders E., 1968

Identifier: CC-05619-5726
Scope and Contents

Nuttall writes about the youthful violence of the sixties and its relation to early 20th century artistic avant garde movements. He also describes the small press literary scene of the sixties including the Beats and the circle around Bob Cobbing and Writers Forum. Nuttall was a participant in the latter. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Call Me Burroughs, 2013

Identifier: CC-61191-10003922
Scope and Contents New York Times book review: William S. Burroughs "didn't say anything for shock value," his student Sam Kashner once observed. "His life had shock value." Born to a prominent St. Louis family in 1914, Burroughs linked his lineage at every point to the fatal plotlines of American hubris and power. His mother's family had been slave owners in the antebellum South; his paternal grandfather invented the adding machine, a building block in the embryonic military-­industrial-media complex. His uncle Ivy Lee, a pioneer of public relations, counted Hitler's regime among his preferred clients. Burroughs himself spent time in Vienna in the 1930s and learned a lesson he never forgot: Everything Hitler did was legal. Laws could spur, not deter, the blackest of crimes. To top it off, young Bill had also attended the Los Alamos Ranch School in New Mexico, which in 1943 would be co-opted for the Manhattan Project. "The sick soul, sick unto death, of the atomic age" became his great...
Dates: 2013