kaddish

A psychoanalytic perspective on Allen Ginsberg’s Kaddish (1961)

  Strange now to think of you, gone without corsets & eyes,        While I walk on the…

5 years ago

War Upon War: The Second-Generation Beats and Postmemory

This essay originally appeared in Beatdom #15: the WAR issue.       Most of the writers and artists to…

7 years ago

Exiled on Beat Street

In 1957 Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky were in the midst of the obscenity trials in the US surrounding the…

8 years ago

Many Loves

by Dr Madhu Mehrotra and Geetanjali Joshi Mishra “Resolved to sing no songs henceforth but those of manly attachment” -Walt…

11 years ago

The Lady is a Humble Thing: Elise Cowen

By Karen Baddeley The Lady is a humble thing Made of death and water The fashion is to dress it…

11 years ago

Last Thoughts on Ginsberg

by Michael Hendrick I have not reached the point where I will pay for a ring tone on my cell.…

11 years ago

The Beat Generation and Travel

More so than any other literary movement, the Beats have influenced the world of travel and have helped shape our…

12 years ago

Know Your Beats

A very brief guide to the players of the Beat Generation.

14 years ago

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