Howl by Allen Ginsberg, Eric Drooker

224 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

fiction classics poetry dark reflective slow-paced


Now a Major Motion PictureFirst published in 1956, Allen Ginsberg\'s "Howl" is a prophetic masterpiece—an epic raging against dehumanizing society that overcame censorship trials and obscenity charges to become one of the most widely read poems of...

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