The Beat Generation - A Short Film Expedition Into a Literate Heart of Starkness That Threw a Crucial Curve Into the American Enlightenment Zone During The Feverish 1950's - With Ginsberg, Burroughs and Kerouac- From the CD ROM, "The Beat Generation"

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‘In American in the 1950s, 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.’ -The Literature Network

-Recommended Reading: THIS IS THE BEAT GENERATION (1999) by James Campbell; BEAT DOWN TO YOUR SOUL (2001), edited by Ann Charters; THE BEAT GENERATION WRITERS (1996), edited by A. Robert Lee; A DIFFERENT BEAT: WRITINGS BY WOMEN OF THE BEAT GENERATION (1997), edited by Richard Peabody, and THE DAYBREAK BOYS (1990) by Gregory Stephenson.

By Rich Buckland 07/23/2013 09:30 PM

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