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The birth of the beat generation

visionaries, rebels, and hipsters, 1944-1960

by Steven Watson

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Beat generation,
    • Dissenters in literature,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSteven Watson.
      SeriesCircles of the twentieth century
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS228.B6 W38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 387 p. :
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL781352M
      ISBN 100679423710
      LC Control Number95013259

        Kerouac reads a speech titled, "Is There a Beat Generation?" The Beats: Neal Cassady revisited, Carolyn Cassady interview, David Heine, dec. - Duration: KLEURNET INTERVIEWS ENGLISH. The birth of the beat generation: visionaries, rebels, and hipsters, [Steven Watson] -- Concisely told and full of fascinating detail, The Birth of the Beat Generation chronicles the life and times of the maverick poets and novelists William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac.

      The Beat Generation. In American in the s, a new cultural and literary movement staked its claim on the nation’s consciousness. The Beat Generation was never a large movement in terms of sheer numbers, but in influence and cultural status they were more visible than any other competing aesthetic. Kerouac, a Ginsberg friend and mentor since the mids, had written a novel that defined a generation of youths seeking experience, kicks, enlightenment, self-definition, and meaning in a dull, spiritless society. In such books as Howl, On the Road, and William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch, the Beat Generation had its own literature.

        The second Generation X book by Canadian novelist Douglas Coupland about disaffected young adults in Los Angeles Title used widely to describe over-educated young Americans in menial jobs who. Get this from a library! The birth of the beat generation: visionaries, rebels, and hipsters, [Steven Watson] -- "From New York to San Francisco, Texas, Mexico, and beyond, the fascinating group of maverick poets and writers known as the Beats lived a life of wild experimentation, rebelling against the.


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