Tag: poets

  • Beat Generation: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

    written by geegraphy on 2013-01-28 #news
    Beat Generation: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

    Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of the “Beat Generation” alongside Willian S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and a few others. While he is known for his writing, he also had a knack for taking pictures, as shown by the Grey Art Gallery in New York.

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  • Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    written by basterda on 2012-01-19
    Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    On this day over 2 centuries ago, the father of macabre literature was born. Let's take a trip down Edgar Allan Poe's grotesque memory lane and see some of his engraved and daguerreotype portraits and his notable writings on mystery.