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Gregory Corso (1) [1930–2001]

This page covers the author of Gasoline.

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In 1957, Allen Ginsberg wrote of Corso, "He's probably the greatest poet in America, and he's starving in Europe." Corso's themes are death and beauty, always in American terms. Virtually an orphan, Corso was born on Bleecker Street in New York's Greenwich Village. He spent his childhood and youth in and out of foster homes. During his numerous prison terms, he was introduced to literature by a fellow convict. On his release, he met Ginsberg, who immediately recognized his talent and helped him. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Gasoline 291 copies, 1 review
Long Live Man 87 copies
Minutes to Go. 23 copies, 1 review
Mind Field 9 copies
The Portable Beat Reader (Viking Portable Library) (Contributor) 1,377 copies, 8 reviews
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Contributor) 550 copies, 3 reviews
The New American Poetry 1945-1960 (Contributor) 289 copies, 2 reviews
The Olympia Reader (Contributor) 267 copies, 1 review
Poems of Our Moment (Contributor) 33 copies
Big Table 1 (Contributor) 17 copies
Locus Solus II (Contributor) 3 copies
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