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Philip Whalen Poetry Readings by Philip Whalen

Philip Whalen Poetry Readings

by Philip Whalen

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Philip Whalen (October 20, 1923 June 26, 2002) was a poet and a key figure in the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat generation.

Born in Portland, Oregon, Whalen served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. He attended Reed College with Gary Snyder and Lew Welch and graduated with a BA in 1951. He read at the famous Six Gallery reading in 1955 that marked the launch of the West Coast Beats into the public eye. He appears, in barely fictionalized form, as the character "Warren Coughlin" in Jack Kerouac's The Dharma Bums (which includes an account of that reading), as well as in later Kerouac novels as "Ben Fagin".


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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: P019239
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