Collected Poems by Allen Ginsberg

Irwin Allen Ginsberg; June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism and sexual repression and was known as embodying various aspects of this counterculture, such as his views on drugs, hostility to bureaucracy and openness to Eastern religions.[1] He was one of many influential American writers of his time known as the Beat Generation, which included famous writers such as Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Collected Poems, 1947-80 Hardcover 18250875 $37.60 1985
Collected Poems, 1947-80 (King Penguin) Paperback 16697887 $11.11 1987
Collected Poems 1947-1997 Kindle Edition 114658 2010
Collected Poems, 1947-1997 Paperback 13860400 $24.28 $16.97 2010
Collected poems, 1947-1980 Hardcover 1973685 $649.95 $8.16
Collected Poems 1947-1980. Paperback 10776002 $9.99
Collected Poems 1947-1997 Hardcover 396296 $51.01 $13.95 2006
Collected Poems 1947-1997 Paperback 141724 $11.71 $6.10 2007
Collected Poems 1947-1980 Paperback 503842 $18.30 $1.89 1988