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TitleThe Cambridge companion to the Beats
Author edited by Steven Belletto
ImprintCambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2017
Descript xxviii, 297 pages ; 24 cm


The Beat half-century -- Were Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs a generation? -- Beatniks, hippies, yippies, feminists, and the ongoing American counterculture -- Locating a beat aesthetic -- The Beats and literary history: myths and realities -- Allen Ginsberg and Beat poetry -- Five ways of being beat, circa 1958-59 -- Jack Kerouac and the Beat novel -- William S. Burroughs: Beating postmodernism -- Memory babes: Joyce Johnson and Beat memoir -- Beat writers and criticism -- The Beats and gender -- The Beats and sexuality -- The Beats and race -- Ethnographies and networks: on Beat transnationalism -- Buddhism and the beats -- Beat as beatific: Gregory Corso's Christian poetics -- Jazz and the Beat generation -- The Beats and visual culture

Beats (Persons) American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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