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Questions tagged [carl-solomon]

Questions about the American writer Carl Solomon (1928 – 1993) and his life as a writer. Solomon is best known for 'Report from the Asylum: Afterthoughts of a Shock Patient'.

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Why is Allen Ginsberg's “Howl” dedicated to Carl Solomon specifically?

The poem "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg (which can be read online) is partly a savage general commentary on society and partly an expression of solidarity for the institutionalised fellow writer Carl ...