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Alan Ansen (23 January 1922 — 12 November 2006) was an American poet, playwright, and associate of Beat Generation writers. Alan Ansen - Information, bio, obituary, bibliography & books Dalkey Archive Press: Alan Ansen He was a widely-read scholar who knew many languages. Ansen grew up on Long Island and was educated at Harvard. He worked as W. H. Auden's secretary and research assistant in 1948-49; he was the main author of the chronological tables in Auden's The Portable Greek Reader and Poets of the English Language.

He became a close friend of various Beat writers, and was the model for flamboyant characters in their fiction, including Rollo Greb in Jack Kerouac's On the Road, AJ in William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch, and Dad Deform in Gregory Corso's American Express.

Ansen lived mostly in Athens after the early 1960s, where he was part of a circle of writers that included James Merrill and Chester Kallman.

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Total Books: 10
The Table Talk of WH Auden
1991 - The Table Talk of Wh Auden (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571165674
ISBN-10: 0571165672
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The Table Talk of WH Auden
1990 - The Table Talk of Wh Auden (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780865380721
ISBN-10: 0865380724
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Disorderly Houses A Book of Poems
1962 - Disorderly Houses a Book of Poems [Wesleyan Poetry Program Ser : Vol 11] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819510112
ISBN-10: 0819510114
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1962 - Disorderly Houses a Book of Poems [Wesleyan Poetry Program] (Hardcover)Paperback
Contact highs Selected poems 1957-1987
Contact Highs Selected Poems 1957-1987 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780916583446
ISBN-10: 0916583449
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Contact Highs Selected Poems 1957-1987
Contact Highs Selected Poems 1957-1987 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780916583453
ISBN-10: 0916583457
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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William Burroughs An Essay
William Burroughs an Essay (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780934953092
ISBN-10: 0934953090
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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William Burroughs An essay
William Burroughs an Essay (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780934953108
ISBN-10: 0934953104
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