Ginsberg, Allen (1926-97)
American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow.
Signed bookplate. Comes with small color reprint image.
Ginsberg vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism and sexual repression. Ginsberg is best known for his epic poem Howl, in which he denounced what he saw as the destructive forces of capitalism and conformity in the United States.