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Through poetry, fiction, essays, song lyrics, letters, and memoirs, this authoritative single-volume collection of Beat literature captures the triumphant energy of a movement that swept through American letters with hurricane force.

Featuring: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Gary Snyder, Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, Diane Di Prima, Bob Dylan, Ken Kesey, Charles Bukowski, Michael McClure, and more.

About the Author

Ann Charters is the editor of The Portable Sixties Reader, The Portable Jack Kerouac, two volumes of Jack Kerouac's Selected Letters, and Beat Down to Your Soul. She teaches at the University of Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140151022
Editor:
Charters, Ann
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Various
Author:
Charters, Ann
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Beat generation
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Beat generation -- Literary collections.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Viking Portable Library
Series Volume:
9466
Publication Date:
19921101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
7.68 x 5.3 x 1.26 in 1 lb

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