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The beat generation.

Bruce Cook

The beat generation.

by Bruce Cook

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15105739M
ISBN 100684130599
OCLC/WorldCa156793

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The digit and 10 /5(9). The beat generation. book, James Campbell dishes out plenty of both in "This Is the Beat Generation, wherein he chronicles one of the most (in)famous literary movements of the twentieth century.

This book nicely illustrates, in a tone neither worshipful nor deploring, how resolutely the Beat movement was borne out of friendship, and is often less tiresome Cited by: Beat movement, also called Beat Generation, American social and literary movement originating in the s and centred in the bohemian artist communities of San Francisco’s North Beach, Los Angeles’ Venice West, and New York City’s Greenwich adherents, self-styled as “beat” (originally meaning “weary,” but later also connoting a musical sense, a “beatific.

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Beatdom is a literary journal dedicated to the study of the Beat Generation. We have essays about Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S.

Burroughs, and others. The book gives an insight into the Beat Generation author’s mind and psyche. Jack Kerouac’s literary works has a major impact on the rock music of the s influencing the likes of Bob Dylan.

Book Collecting Guide The Beat Generation. Born out of the horror and discontent of World War Two, the Beat Generation was a community of writers, poets, and authors that became highly influential in American society.

Among the best-known Beat writers were Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsburg, but there were many others as well. A classic book of poetics by a major Beat Generation poet, published in a beautiful casebound gift edition. "One of the great post-World War II San Francisco poets and musicians."–Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

On Time Poems - Joanne Kyger. As Ferlinghetti put it succinctly: “The Beat Generation was just Allen Ginsberg’s friends.” Lawrence Ferlinghetti reads from his first book, "Pictures of the Gone World," in at the.

"A blockbuster of a biography absolutely magnificent."— San Francisco Chronicle Jack Kerouac—"King of the Beats," unwitting catalyst for the '60s counterculture, groundbreaking author—was a complex and compelling man: a star athlete with a literary bent; a spontaneous writer vilified by the New Critics but adored by a large, youthful readership; a devout Catholic but aspiring Brand: Hachette Books.

"The second title in the new Gale Critical Companion collection series focusing on important literary movements brings together the salient topics, representative works, and major writers of Beat literature. Volume one presents thematic chpaters covering the Beat scene.

Volume two and three consist of introductory articles to the lives, works, themes, and critical receptions of BeatBooks – Beat Generation & counterculture books in the UK. Skyline Books (California) – Modern lit, Beats, art & photography.

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In the new book Hard to be a Saint in the City: The Spiritual Vision of the Beats, Robert Inchausti, Professor Emeritus of English, California State Polytechnic University, argues that the Beat Generation have been turned into “pop culture icons,” and that “a moribund nostalgia threatens to recast these serious religious writers into.

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Author: Beats - Zugsmith, Albert (Based on the screenplay by Richard Matheson and Lewis Meltzer) Title: The Beat Generation Publication: New York: Bantam Books, Edition: First edition Description: First ack. Pocket paperbound book. A Bantam paperback original pp. Based on the screenplay by Matheson and Rating: % positive.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate I love almost everything about The Beat Generation in San Francisco; A Literary Tour. The one minor hiccup relates to the Little Fox Theater at Pacific Ave. Post Kingston Trio, the theater was owned by a limited partnership with Kieth Rockwell as the Managing General Partner.

Rockwell also was associated with, and ran the On Broadway Theater, where Under Reviews: 1. THE WORD “BEAT” can connote violence or beauty, rhythm or rage, action or entity, energy or lassitude, enthusiasm or ennui, despair or enlightenment.

One thing is for certain: it was a great. John Clellon Holmes made a note of the phrase and used it as the title of an essay in the New York Times Magazine in'This Is The Beat Generation.' But 'Beat' was a term that existed long before this casual use by Kerouac. It had a rich heritage with many links to the subcultures that these writers were so enamoured : Feb 6, - people and literature of (and about) the beat generation.

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