Allen Ginsberg was the bard of the beat generation, and Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems is a collection of his finest work published in Penguin Modern Classics. Booktopia has Howl, Kaddish And Other Poems: Popular Penguins, 1st Edition by Allen Ginsberg. Buy a discounted Paperback of Howl, Kaddish And Other. Buy Howl, Kaddish & Other Poems: Popular Penguins from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg http: Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac http: You know, the guy from [b: Ginsberg, on the other hand, is probably the most important poetic figure of the whole movement. His poetry is wild, intense, raw and often difficult to read.

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Common themes include death, literature, decay of the human mind and political issues. Most of what he writes is marked my a rambling rhythm, reinforced by a lack or an abundance of punctuation. This all makes Ginsberg’s poetry some intense, dark and challenging stuff. Often cited as one of the defining poems of American Literature, it’s an all-out attack on hypocrisy, egotism, sexualism and the desire of trascendence.


Again, very intense, but all the more memorable.

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Ginsberg describes her seizures, her bursts of insanity and how the family and himself are affected by this. Fragmented writing here, but it’s one of his more readable poems, and rightfully a classic. The so called ‘Other Poems’ aren’t just filling though. There’s some poens intricate work in the rest of the book.

Overall, one couldn’t ask for a better introduction to Beat Poetry. As it is so very intense and raw think abundant genitalia this isn’t a style that will suit a lot of people. It’s probably more masculin. But for those who can handle it, and especially those who enjoyed any of [a: Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This collection brings together the poems that made his name as a defining figure of the counterculture.

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