Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 287

Wait Till I’m Dead, Allen Ginsberg’s recently-published collection of uncollected posthumous poems, (which has not had anything like the notices that it should have), recently received an attentive and intelligent review in Empty Mirror from poet-scholar Marc Olmsted  (“What we come away with is wanting more..”) – see hereDrawing attemtion to Andrzej’s Pietrasz‘s Allen Ginsberg in Poland (Andrzej’s just back from a visit to the Beats show in Paris and he brought his camera)

Jeff Nightbyrd,

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Allen Ginsberg in Poland

We’ve been noticing for some time now an Allen in Poland blog, a rich source of information, the bulk of it (naturally!) in Polish.  [2015 update Allen in Poland blog has regrettably been removed] – Andrzej Pietrasz, an independent scholar, appears to be the brains behind the thing, and we’re pleased to announce one fruit of his  labors – Allen Ginsberg w Polsce (Allen Ginsberg in Poland), a documentary volume that falls into two parts – the first, a comprehensive study of Allen’s role in the Beat Generation, in the counter-culture (kontrkultura) and in the wider context of American

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