Chosen by Ginsberg himself, this selection, in his words, "summarizes what I deem most honest, most penetrant of my writing". Ranging from early works such as "Paterson" (1949) to more recent uncollected poems, this volume brings together nearly 50 years of his verse.
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"Brilliantly astute...Here is a poet who has earned our love."-- "Boston Globe"Taken all together, Ginsber's poems are X-rays of a considerable part of American society during the last four decades."-- "The New Yorker"The new generation reading "Selected Poems will find...that Ginsberg's force field of language still exerts a powerful imaginative pressure."-- Helen Vendler, "The New Yorker
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