Dharma Lion: A Biography of Allen Ginsberg. Michael Schumacher.
Dharma Lion: A Biography of Allen Ginsberg

Dharma Lion: A Biography of Allen Ginsberg

ISBN: 0312081790
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. "Perhaps no poet in the history of America, with the exception of Walt Whitman, has so dominated the popular imagination as has Allen Ginsberg. From the close of World War II to the end of the Cold War, Ginsberg has been in the vanguard of every popular movement; from the emergence of the Beat Generation in the Fifties to the hippie and antiwar movements of the sixties, to the ecology movement and the Buddhist revival of the seventies, Allen Ginsberg has given voice to his generation's spirit in poetry of astonishing power."(from front flap) The comprehensive, door-stopper biography of the primary Beat-&-Beyond icon. The result of eight years' effort, this is an exhaustive chronicle of the eventful life & times of Ginsberg & his famous associates- William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, Peter Orlovsky & so many others. Stated first edition of October 1992 (still within the later phase of its subject's life), first printing. Among the essential resources for the Ginsberg collector-scholar. Book in very fine condition with only the slightest protrusion of top edge from binding, otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Unclipped dust jacket also in very fine condition with only slightest rubbing to front, back covers & spine; a few short, faint creases at thin edges & corners of same. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #2858]

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