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Ginsberg, Allen

  1. In Abe, George. You and Contemporary Poetry. Peterborough, N. H., R. R. Smith, 1965. pp. 23-26.
    Criticism -- "Death to Van Gogh's Ear"

  2. Berkson, Bill. "Planet News(review)." In Poetry, Vol. 114, No. 4, July 1969, pp. 251-256.
    Criticism -- Planet News

  3. In Bloom, Harold, ed. Contemporary Poets. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1986. pp. 213-220.
    Criticism -- The Fall of America -- The Gates of Wrath

  4. In Breslin, Paul. The Psycho-Political Muse. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1987. pp. 22-41.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- The Fall of America -- "Howl" -- "Kaddish" -- "Wichita Vortex Sutra"

  5. In Campbell, James. Syncopations: Beats, New Yorkers, and Writers in the Dark. Berkeley, Ca, University of California Press, 2008. pp. 169-177.
    Criticism -- Censorship -- Howl and Other Poems -- "Howl"

  6. In Cargas, Harry J. Daniel Berrigan and Contemporary Protest Poetry. New Haven, Conn., College & University Press, 1972. pp. 63-82.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "American Change" -- "Death of Van Gogh's Ear -- "On Burroughs Work" -- "Wichita Vortex Sutra"

  7. In Carroll, Paul. Poem in Its Skin. Chicago, Follett Pub. Co., 1968. pp. 81-109
    Criticism -- "Witchita Vortex Sutra"

  8. In Clark, Tom. The Poetry Beat. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1990. pp. 30-38.
    Criticism -- Collected Poems -- White Shroud

  9. In Dickey, James. Babel to Byzantium. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968. pp. 52-55.
    Criticism -- Howl -- Kaddish

  10. In Dickstein, Morris. Gates of Eden. New York : Basic Books, c1977. pp. 3-24.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works -- "America" -- "Howl"

  11. In Dittman, Michael J. Masterpieces of Beat Literature. Westport, CT, Greenwood, 2007. pp. 57-76.
    Criticism -- Howl and Other Poems

  12. Eckman, Frederick. "Neither Tame Nor Fleecy." In Poetry, Vol. 90, No. 6, September 1957, pp. 386-397.
    Criticism -- How

  13. Everett, Nicholas. "Pushing Seventy." In Times Literary Supplement, February 10, 1995, pg. 22.
    Criticism -- Cosmopolitan Greetings

  14. In Fielder, Leslie A. Waiting for the Dead. New York, Stein and Day, 1964. pp. 241-247, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Amreica" -- "Howl"

  15. Haines, John. "Poetry Chronicle." In Hudson Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, Winter 1996, pp. 668-669.
    Criticism -- Cosmopolitan Greetings

  16. In Howard, Richard. Alone With America. New York, Atheneum, 1969. pp. 145-152.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  17. Hyde, Lewis. "States of Altering Consciousness." In New York Times Book Review, December 30, 1984, pp. 5-6.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Collected Poems -- "Howl" -- "Kaddish" -- Plutonium Ode"

  18. Jacobson, Dan. "America's 'Angry Young Men.'" In Commentary, Vol. 24, No. 6, December 1957, pp. 475-479.
    Criticism -- "Howl"

  19. In Jamison, Andrew. Seeds of the Sixties. Berkeley : University of California Press, c1994. pp. 150-160, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "After Dead Souls" -- "Howl" -- "Paterson" -- "Pull My Daisy"

  20. Koch, Kenneth. "Allen Ginsberg Talks About Poetry." In New York Times Book Review, October 23, 1977, pp. 9, 44-46.
    Criticism -- Interview -- Poetry -- "Contest of the Bards" -- Indian Journals

  21. In Lewis, Felice Flanery. Literature, Obscenity, and the Law. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c1976. pp. 197-200.
    Criticism -- "Howl"

  22. In Malkoff, Karl. Crowell's Handbook of Contemporary American Poetry. New York, Crowell, 1973. pp. 127-133.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Howl" -- "Kaddish"

  23. In Miller, James. Start With the Sun. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1960. pp. 16-18.
    Criticism -- Whitman, Walt -- "Howl" -- "A Supermarket in California"

  24. Oppen, Georg. "Kaddish and Other Poems(review)." In Poetry, Vol. 100, No. 5, August 1963, pp. 329-330,
    Criticism -- Kaddish and Other Poems

  25. In Ostriker, Alicia Suskin. Dancing at the Devil's Party. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2000. pp. 101-120.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Howl"

  26. In Packard, William. The Craft of Poetry. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1974. pp. 53-78.
    Interview

  27. In Plimpton, George, editor. Beat/Paris Review. New York : Modern Library, 1999. pp. 31-68, 237-274.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Interviews

  28. Portuges, Paul. "Allen Ginsberg's Paul Cecanne and the Pater Omnipotens Aeterna Deus." In Contemporary Literature, Vol. 21, No. 3, Summer 1980, pp. 438-439.
    Criticism -- "Cezanne's Ports"

  29. In Ramazani, Jahan. Poetry of Mourning. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994. pp. 247-254.
    Criticism -- Elegiac Poetry -- "Kaddish"

  30. Richman, Robert. " Allen Ginsberg Then and Now." In Commentary, Vol. 80, No. 1, July 1985, pp. 50-55.
    Criticism -- Collected Poems -- "A Crazy Spiritual" -- "Howl" -- "I dwelled in Hell on earth to write this rhyme"

  31. Rosenberg, Harold. "Six American Poets." In Commentary, Vol. 32, No. 4, October 1961, pp. 349-353.
    Criticism -- Kaddish

  32. Rosenblatt, Roger. "A Major Minor Poet." In New Republic, Vol. 192, No. 9, March 4, 1985, pp. 33-35.
    Criticism -- Collected Poems -- "Howl" -- "Wichita Vortex Sutra"

  33. In Rosenthal, M.L. The Modern Poets. New York, Oxford University Press, 1960. pp. 267-268.
    Criticism -- Howl and Other Poems

  34. In Rosenthal, M.L. The New Poets. New York: MacMillan, c1978. pp. 89-111.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "America" -- "Howl" -- Howl and Other Poems -- Kaddish and Other Poems -- "Kaddish for Naomi Ginsberg, 1894-1956" -- Reality Sandwiches -- "To Aunt Rose"

  35. Rosenthal, M.L. "Poet of the New Violence." In Nation, Vol. 184, No. 8, February 23, 1957, pg. 162.
    Criticism -- "America" -- "Howl" -- Howl and Other Poems

  36. Rothschild, Matthew. "Allen Ginsberg: 'I'm Banned from the Main Marketplace of Ideas in My Own Country." In The Progressive, Vol. 58, No. 8, August 1994, pp. 34-39.
    Interview

  37. Shechner, Mark. "The Survival of Allen Ginsberg." In Partisan Review, January 1979, pp. 105-112.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Poetry

  38. Schumacher, Michael. "The Echoing Howl." In Writer's Digest, May 1984, pp. 32-36.
    Interview

  39. In Simpson, Louis. A Revolution in Taste. New York : MacMillan, c1978. pp. 45-82, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "America" -- Empty House -- Howl -- Kaddish -- "Paterson" -- "Sunflower Sutra"

  40. Stein, Charles. TV Baby Poems. In Nation, Vol. 208, No. 7, February 17, 1969, pg. 217.
    Criticism -- TV Baby Poems -- "Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber"

  41. In Stepanchev, Stephen. American Poetry Since 1945. New York, Harper & Row, c1965. pp. 166-174.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Empty Mirrors: Early Poems -- "Howl" -- Howl and Other Poems -- "Kaddish" -- Kaddish and Other Poems -- Reality Sandwiches

  42. In Sutton, Walter. American Free Verse. New York, New Directions Pub. Corp., 1973. pp. 182-184.
    Criticism -- "Howl"

  43. Triglio, Tony. "'Strange Prophecies anew': Rethinking the Matter of Politics and Spirit in Ginsberg's Kaddish." In American Literature, Vol. 71, No. 4, December 1999, pp. 773-796.
    Criticism -- "Kaddish"

  44. Tytell, John. "A Conversation with Allen Ginsberg."In Partisan Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, 1974, pp. 253-262.
    Criticism -- Interview

  45. Vendler, Helen. "American X-rays: Forty Years of Allen Ginsberg's Poetry." In New Yorker, November 4, 1996, pp. 98-102.
    Criticism -- Selected Poems -- "Manhattan May Day" -- Mugging"

  46. Vendler, Helen. "Marking Time Between Youth and Age: Allen Ginsberg Considers His Country and Himself." In New York Times Book Review, April 15, 1973, pp. 1, 14, 16, 18.
    Criticism -- "Autumn Gold: New England Fall" -- "Ecologue" -- The Fall of America

  47. Vendler, Helen. "A Lifelong Poem Including History." In New Yorker, Vol. 61, No. 47, January 13, 1986, pp. 77-84.
    Criticism -- Collected Poems -- "Howl" -- "Manhatten May Day Midnight" -- "Mugging" -- "Reflections at Lake Louise" -- "Yes and It's Hopeless"

  48. In Vendler, Helen. Part of Nature, Part of Us. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980. pp. 195-203.
    Criticism -- "Autumn Gold: New England Fall" -- "Ecologue" -- The Fall of America -- Planet News

  49. In Vendler, Helen. Soul Says. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995. pp. 9-16. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995.
    Criticism -- Kaddish

  50. In Walsh, Chad. Twice Ten: An Introduction to Poetry. New York : Wiley, c1976. pp. 269-294.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Poetry -- "Cafe in Warsaw" -- "Howl" -- "Marijuana Notation" -- "The Trembling of the Veil"

  51. In Williams, William Carlos. Something to Say. New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., 1985. pp. 225-226, 247-248, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Empty Mirror -- Howl and Other Poems

  52. Zweig, Paul. "A Music of Angels." In Nation, Vol. 208, No. 10, March 10, 1969, pp. 311-313.
    Criticism -- "Journal Night Thoughts" -- Planet News -- "Television Is A Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber"

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