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With an introduction by Alan Ginsberg, Kerouac's first and most important poem joins the Penguin Modern Classics.

Kerouac's first and most important poem, Mexico City Blues, incorporates all the elements of his theory of spontaneous composition. Memories, fantasies, dreams, and surrealistic free association are all lyrically combined in the loose format of the blues to create an original and moving epic. This edition features and introduction by Alan Ginsberg.

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  • Paperback

    9780241388945

    September 17, 2019

    Peng. Mod. Classics

    256 pages

    RRP $19.99

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