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Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg : the letters / edited by Bill Morgan and David Stanford.

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 (Author). Morgan, Bill, 1949- (Added Author). Stanford, David, 1951- (Added Author). Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Correspondence. Selections. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780143119548
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 500 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2011.

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General Note: Originally published: New York : Viking, 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: The first collection of letters between the two leading figures of the Beat movement. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg are the most celebrated names of the Beat Generation, linked together not only by their shared artistic sensibility but also by a deep and abiding friendship, one that colored their lives and greatly influenced their writing. Editors Bill Morgan and David Stanford shed new light on this intimate and influential friendship in this fascinating exchange of letters, two thirds of which have never been published before. Commencing in 1944 while Ginsberg was a student at Columbia University and continuing until shortly before Kerouac's death in 1969, the two hundred letters included in this book provide profound insight into their lives and their writing. While not always in agreement, Ginsberg and Kerouac inspired each other spiritually and creatively, and their letters became a vital workshop for their art.--From publisher description.
Subject: Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 > Correspondence.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 > Correspondence.
Authors, American > 20th century > Correspondence.
Beat generation.

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