Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
Allen Ginsberg [interview]. Matthew Rothschild, Progressive (8/94).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Chattarji, Subarno. "Stateside poetry: protest & prophecy in Vietnam. War poems of Allen Ginsberg & Howard Nemerov," Borderlines: Studies in American Culture (1997).
Dickstein, Morris. "Allen Ginsberg & the 60's," Commentary 49 (1970).
Harris Oliver. "Cold War correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady
& the political economy of Beat letters," 20th Century Literature 46 (sum 2000).
Jarraway, David R. "'Stand by his word': the politics of Allen Ginsberg's Vietnam 'Vortex'", Journal of American Culture 16 (fall 1993).
Tytell, John. "The Beat Generation & the continuing American Revolution," American Scholar 42 (1973).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ginsberg, Allen. Deliberate Prose:Selected Essays,1952-1995 (ed. Bill Morgan; NY: Harper Collins, 2000).
__________. Composed on the Tongue (ed. Donald Allen; Bolinas CA: Grey Fox, 1980).
____________. Chicago Trial Testimony (SF: City Lights, 1975).
____________. Allen Verbatim: Lectures on Poetry, Politics, Consciousness (ed. Gordon Ball; NY: McGraw-Hill, 1974).
Miles, Barry. Ginsberg: a Biography (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1989).
Mottram, Eric. Allen Ginsberg in the 60's (Seattle: Unicorn Bookshop, 1972).
In the library: poetry.
Raskin, Jonah. American Scream: Allen Ginsberg's Howl & the Making of the Beat Generation (Berkeley: U. of California, 2004).
Schumacher, Michael. Dharma Lion: A Critical Biography of Allen Ginsberg (NY: St. Martin's, 1992).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
Ginsberg, Allen. White Shroud: Poems, 1980-1985 (NY: Harper & Row, 1986).
__________.Selected Poems, 1947-1995 (NY: Harper Collins, 1996).
__________. Death & Fame: Poems, 1993-1997 (ed. Bob Rosenthal,
Peter Hal & Bill Morgan; NY: Harper Flamingo, 1999)
__________. Illuminated Poems (NY: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1996). Illustrations by Eric Drooker.
__________. Howl, & Other Poems (SF: City Lights, 1996).
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Beat Legend Allen Ginsberg" , dir. Mitch Corber, ?m. From Thin Air Video.
"Before Stonewall" , dir. Greta Schiller, 87m. From First Run Features. Excellent, sympathetic introduction to US gay & lesbian history & political struggles before 1969, including segments of an interview with Ginsberg.