Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg

The Letters



Editor:
Editor: David Stanford

Format
ePub
Price
$17.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101437131
  • 528 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

“[An] essential Beat masterpiece.” –The Village Voice.

Perhaps one of the last great dual correspondences of the twentieth century, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters reveals not only the process of creation of the two most celebrated members of the Beat Generation, but also the unfolding of a remarkable friendship of immense pathos and spiritual depth. Through this exhilarating exchange of letters, two-thirds of which have never been published before, Kerouac and Ginsberg emerge first and foremost as writers of artistic passion, innovation, and genius. Vivid and enthralling, the letters, which date from their first meeting in 1944 to Kerouac’s untimely death in 1969, chronicle the endless struggle, anguish, and sacrifice involved in giving form to their literary visions.

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Editor: Bill Morgan, Editor: David Stanford

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