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Michael McClure by Harry Redl

Really lovely portrait of San Francisco poet Michael McClure, taken by Harry Redl in

Jack Kerouac~ Smiling

Kerouac contemplates a poem he wrote with other guests at the apartment of the Beat Generation's most prominent photographer, Mr Fred McDarrah, New York, 1959 (Getty Images)

Harry Redl

Harry Redl : Portraits of the Beat Generation - San Francisco Rennaisance 1958

On the Road Beat Generation

Victorian Octopus Cigarette Case or Business Card case or ID Case Wallet

Alan Ansen 1973 copyright Judith Moffett (www.judithmoffett.com)

Alan Ansen 1973 - American poet, playwright, and associate of Beat Generation writers.

William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Leonardo DiCaprio

William Burroughs with Jan Herman, Leonardo DiCaprio and Allen Ginsberg. Opening of 'Ports of Entry: William S. Burroughs and the Arts', Los Angeles County Museum of Art,

Diane di Prima

In March of I pulled a copy of Diane di Prima’s prose and poetry collection Dinners and Nightmares off my bookshelf.

“Junkie. Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict.” William Lee, pseudonym for William S. Burroughs (1914-1997). Bound together with an abridged reprint of “Narcotic Agent.” Maurice Helbrant. Ace Books, Inc., 1953. First edition. Original pictorial wrappers. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author. He is considered to be “one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century.”

“Junkie. Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict.” William Lee, pseudonym for William S. Burroughs (1914-1997). Bound together with an abridged reprint of “Narcotic Agent.” Maurice Helbrant. Ace Books, Inc., 1953. First edition. Original pictorial wrappers. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author. He is considered to be “one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century.”

Jack Kerouac reading at the Seven Arts Cafe in New York, 1959.  Photograph by Burt Glinn / Magnum Photos

Jack Kerouac reading at the Seven Arts Cafe in New York, 1959 by Burt Glinn / Magnum Photos

Lawrence Ferlinghetti at City Lights in 1959

Uncredited Photographer Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti at City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco 1959 I am leading a quiet life in Mike’s Place every day watching the champs of the Dante Billiard Parlor and.

The Holy Barbarians An Examination of the Beat Generation in Venice, CA by Lawrence Lipton (1959) #Beat #Generation

The Holy Barbarians An Examination of the Beat Generation in Venice, CA by Lawrence Lipton

Gregory Corso. Love him.

NYC 1959 Beat writer Gregory Corso on a stairway at Seven Arts Cafe

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