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The Beats, a very short introduction, David Sterritt

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The Beats, a very short introduction, David Sterritt
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Beats
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Responsibility statement
David Sterritt
Series statement
Very short introductions
Sub title
a very short introduction
Summary
This text offers a concise overview of the social, cultural, and aesthetic sensibilities of the Beat Generation, explaining how their drastic visions and radical styles challenged postwar America's dominant values in ways that can still be felt in literature, cinema, music, theater, and the visual arts
Table Of Contents
Origins and essences -- Beats, beatniks, bohemians, and all that jazz -- The beat novel: Kerouac and Burroughs -- Beat poetry and more: Ginsberg, Corso, and company -- The beats and popular culture -- The beat legacy
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