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Definition of the noun allen ginsberg
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- United States poet of the beat generation (1926-1997)
Who is Allen Ginsberg?
Allen Ginsberg: Irwin Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism and sexual repression. Ginsberg is best known for his epic poem "Howl", in which he denounced what he saw as the destructive forces of capitalism and conformity in the United States.
- also known as Alan Ginsberg, Irwin Allen Ginsberg, Rabbi Buddha Ginsburg, Rabbi Buddha Whitman, Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg
- born on (89 years ago) in Newark, child of Naomi Ginsberg and Louis Ginsberg
- ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jews, Jewish American, Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- religion: Buddhism, Judaism
- profession: Writer, poet, actor, screenwriter, author, film score composer, teacher, photographer, musician
- Domestic partnership with Peter Orlovsky between and (43 years)
- died on (18 years ago) in New York City of liver cancer, hepatitis
- genre: Spoken word
- albums: "First Blues", "The Lion for Real", "Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems and Songs 1949 - 1993", "Meditation Rock", "New York Blues: Rags, Ballads & Harmonium Songs", "Holy Soul Jelly Roll Vol. 4: Ashes & Blues", "September on Jessore Road / Grüss Aus Wien", "Wichita Vortex Sutra", "Holy Soul and Jelly Roll", "Cosmopolitan Greetings", "Two Evenings With Allen Ginsberg"
- written works: "The Yage Letters", "Reality Sandwiches", "The Fall of America: Poems of These States", "Planet News", "Mind Breaths", "Howl", "Pull My Daisy", "Plutonian Ode", "Kaddish", "Hadda Be Playing on the Jukebox", "Death & Fame: Last Poems 1993-1997", "A Supermarket in California", "Careless love", "Airplane dreams", "Allen Ginsberg", "Allen Ginsberg photographs", "As ever", "Ankor wat", "Beat legacy, connections, influences", "The Annotated Howl archive", "Family business", "Collected poems 1947-1980", "Composed on the tongue", "Journals mid-fifties, 1954-1958", "Honorable courtship", "Later L[aughing] Gas note", "Primrose Hill guru", "Sad dust glories", "Poem, interview, photographs", "Selected poems, 1947-1995", "Snapshot poetics", "The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder, 1956-1991", "Visiting father & friends", "Spontaneous mind", "Straight hearts' delight", "The visions of the great rememberer", "Wichita vortex sutra", "Your reason & Blake's system", "Kaddish and Other Poems", "Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters", "Howl and Other Poems", "Cosmopolitan Greetings: Poems 1986-1992", "Iron Horse", "America", "White Shroud Poems", "Deliberate Prose"
- film written: An Autumn Wind
- some of the nominations and awards:
- Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Poetry)
- nominated to National Book Award for Poetry - "The Fall of America: Poems of These States"
- National Book Award for Poetry - "The Fall of America: Poems of These States"
- Robert Frost Medal
- nominated to Pulitzer Prize for Poetry - "Cosmopolitan Greetings: Poems 1986-1992"
- Lifetime Literary Achievement Award
Allen Ginsberg a.k.a. Carlo Marx is a character in the novel On the Road by Jack Kerouac. The name was an alias for beat poet Allen Ginsberg.
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"Allen Ginsberg" is a composition.
- music by Yasuaki Shimizu
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by Jay Parini
Part pop-culture icon and gay, left—wing revolutionary, part visionary spokesman for a new American poetics, Allen Ginsberg was always provocative and sometimes profound. Whether defining Beat poetry with public readings, testifying ...
Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)
An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law by Nancy E Marion, Willard M. Oliver
Allen Ginsberg died of liver ...
Encyclopedia of the Sixties (2011)
A Decade of Culture and Counterculture by Abbe A. Debolt, James S. Baugess
A crowd listens to Allen Ginsberg give a reading of uncensored poetry at New York City's Washington Square Park on August 28, I966. The bearded poet joined others in giving the reading in order to test a New York Supreme Court decision ...
by Gary L. Anderson, Kathryn G. Herr
Poet, musician, photographer, and activist, Allen Ginsberg helped define a revolution in American aesthetics and culture. An outspoken advocate for free speech, civil rights, anti-war activism, gender equality, Buddhism, environmental justice, ...
by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Allen Ginsberg. The American Beat poet in 1956, with a ...
The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005)
by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen Adams
Allen Ginsberg, the ...
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- Allen Ginsberg's Apartment
206 E. 7th. Former apartment of Allen Ginsberg.
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