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Opening this past week, and on through April 27, at the University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library  – Fleeting Moments, Floating Words, and the Beat Generation – The Photography of Allen Ginsberg.


from Thomas Marks’  interview with the Italian painter  Giorgio Griffa  (in Apollo) – (Griffa’s current one-man show at London’s Camden Arts Centre, currently up, is up until the 8th of April):

“The work of Allen Ginsberg has also provided a touchstone; Ginsberg’s elegy for his mother, ‘Kaddish’, is … Read More

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[Allen Ginsberg – Presentation copy of Howl to Richard Eberhart – inscribed “For Richard Eberhart in gratitude for his original vision of Nature both in his poetry and in his early sympathy for mine, Allen Ginsberg Dartmouth, October 17, 1960” courtesy Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College ]
Top story this week. Dartmouth College Library’s discovery of “arguably, the most important printed copy of “Howl” ever produced”, a rare early mimeo (a true first printing, one of only twenty-five), gifted and inscribed to poet and scholar Richard Eberhart (now placed alongside a later signed City Lights first edition). For more
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