Tune into Allen Ginsberg’s Poetry Teaching Marathon (Free Streaming Audio)


Def­i­nite­ly worth a quick heads up: The folks who run PennSound, the poet­ry audio archive at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia, have been stream­ing a marathon of Allen Gins­berg’s poet­ry class­es, all record­ed at the Naropa Insti­tute dur­ing the 1970s and 1980s. If you ever won­dered how the finest poet of the Beat Gen­er­a­tion taught poet­ry, now is your chance to find out. But don’t dil­ly-dal­ly around. The marathon will like­ly wrap up by Wednes­day or Thurs­day. Find the audio stream here.

via @SteveSilberman via Poet­ry Foun­da­tion

Relat­ed Con­tent:

Allen Gins­berg Reads His Clas­sic Beat Poem, Howl

Bob Dylan and Allen Gins­berg Vis­it the Grave of Jack Ker­ouac (1979)

‘The Bal­lad of the Skele­tons’: Allen Ginsberg’s 1996 Col­lab­o­ra­tion with Philip Glass and Paul McCart­ney



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