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Herbert Huncke papers: [ca.1989-1992]
BANC MSS 97/44 z
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Title:

Herbert Huncke papers: [ca.1989-1992]

Creator/Contributor:

Huncke, Herbert., creator

Abstract:

Chiefly editor's proofs of Guilty of everything: the autobiography of Herbert Huncke, with holograph corrections, along with a transcript of a conversation between Huncke and Don Kennison, which did not appear as an afterword in the book as originally intended. Includes a few miscellaneous writings, notebooks, and loose diary entries, with 3 letters to "Jason". Also includes notes regarding the film, The beat generation, an American dream, by Janet Forman, ca. 1986.

Date:

1989 (issued)

Subject:

Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Beats (Persons) -- Biography

Note:

Presentation copy of his book has been cataloged separately.
Huncke is credited with introducing the term "beat". He met Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs in the 1940s and introduced them to the "seamier" side of life. Huncke appears as a character in Kerouac's On the road, Burrough's Junkie, and John Holme's Go.

Type:

biography

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 97/44 z

Origin:

New York (State)