Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Nurtured the Beats, Dies at 101

An unapologetic proponent of “poetry as insurgent art,” he was also a publisher and the owner of the celebrated San Francisco bookstore City Lights. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and titan of the Beat era, dies at 101

Ferlinghetti was the co-founder of the legendary City Lights bookstore and a champion of Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dead at 101

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, literary citadel of San Francisco, dies at 101

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Books News: At 99, the Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Has a New Novel

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Judith Farr, scholar of Emily Dickinson and poet in her own right, dies at 85

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary

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