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The Beat Book: Poems and Fiction of the Beat Generation

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Book News Annotation:

An anthology of the best of the beats edited by Anne Waldman (who should know) and containing a chronology of the movement from Kerouac to Snyder. The emphasis is on the the poetry and prose excerpts; However, the volume includes brief biographical sketches, an introduction by Ginsberg, a recommended beat vacation guide of the places where the gang passed out or recovered, and more scholarly references. The writers selected for inclusion represent the core of beat: Corso, Kerouac, Ginsberg, Orlovsky, di Prima, Burroughs, Baraka, Ferlinghetti, Kyger, Kandel, Kaufman, Whalen, McClure, and Snyder.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [366]-373).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570620003
Subtitle:
(poems and fiction of the beat generation )
Author:
Waldman, Anne
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Beat generation
Subject:
Beat generation -- Poetry.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
no. 16
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiii, 376 p.

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