I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg
In the first biography of Ginsberg since his death in 1997 and the only one to cover the entire span of his life, Ginsberg's archivist Bill Morgan draws on his deep knowledge of Ginsberg's largely unpublished private journals to give readers an unparalleled and finely detailed portrait of one of America's most famous poets. Morgan sheds new light on some of the pivotal aspects of Ginsberg's life, including the poet's associations with other members of the Beat Generation, his complex relationship with his lifelong partner, Peter Orlovsky, his involvement with Tibetan Buddhism, and above all his genius for living.
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Review: I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen GinsbergUser Review - Pat Rolston - Goodreads
Bill Morgan rivals Ted Morgan's biography, "Literary Outlaw," about the life of William Biuroughs. The linkage and depiction of the main characters of the Beat Generation is wonderfully defined with ... Read full review
Review: I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen GinsbergUser Review - Yuliyana Todorova - Goodreads
An excellent and thorough account of the life, origin, work, outlook, values and beliefs of a genius beat-generation poet. I do cherish some hopes to be able to translate Bill Morgan's biography into my native Bulgarian tongue some day. Read full review
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