Allen Ginsberg | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Andrew Jamison and Ron Eyerman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Allen Ginsberg.
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Critical Essay by Andrew Jamison and Ron Eyerman

SOURCE: Jamison, Andrew and Ron Eyerman. “The Reconceptualization of Culture: Allen Ginsberg, James Baldwin, Mary McCarthy.” In Seeds of the Sixties. pp. 141-77. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

In the following excerpt, Jamison and Eyerman regard the role of radical politics on the work of Ginsberg, James Baldwin, and Mary McCarthy and deem the three authors “central actors in the reconceptualization of American culture that was taking place in the postwar period and, more important, in planting seeds that would sprout in the 1960s.”

On a cold day in early spring 1943, Irwin Allen Ginsberg, the son of Russian immigrants who had settled in Paterson, stood on a New Jersey dock awaiting the ferry to New York. Not yet seventeen, he was on his way to take the entry examination at Columbia University...

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