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The Beat Book: Writings from the Beat Generation

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Here is an unusually diverse collection of Beat voices, including not only Kerouac, Burroughs, and Ginsberg, but Amiri Baraka, Gregory Corso, Diane di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Joanne Kyger, Michael McClure, Peter Orlovsky, Gary Snyder, and Philip Whalen. Also included are short biographies of the writers and a "Literary Guide to Beat Places" around the world.

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The Beat Movement that emerged in the early 1950s was not just another literary genre, but a literary and social revolution. This wide-ranging anthology of the best of Beat literature includes biographies of the writers and a literary guide to "Beat places" around the world.

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ISBN:
9781590304556
Author:
Waldman, Anne
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Foreword by:
Ginsberg, Allen
Foreword:
Ginsberg, Allen
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Beat generation
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.34x5.30x1.02 in. .98 lbs.

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