The Transnational Beat Generation

Author: N. Grace
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137014490
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This collection maps the Beat Generation movement, exploring American Beat writers alongside parallel movements in other countries that shared a critique of global capitalism.

World Beats

Author: Jimmy Fazzino
Publisher: Dartmouth College Press
ISBN: 1611689473
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This fascinating book explores Beat Generation writing from a transnational perspective, using the concept of worlding to place Beat literature in conversation with a far-reaching network of cultural and political formations.

Encyclopedia Of Transnational Crime And Justice

Author: Margaret E. Beare
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412990777
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In the 1950s, biker culture, as well as the Beat generation, turned away from the
traditional sources of male commitment to a mainstream lifestyle. Bikers were
predominantly, if not exclusively, male. As a result, they represented the
particular features of a particular male, a countercultural reaction to the dominant
features of American middle-class existence. As the biker subculture developed,
it tended to focus on a rejection of marriage, corporatized work, and mainstream


Author: William Burroughs
ISBN: 9786055150778
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The Cambridge Companion To The Beats

Author: Steven Belletto
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107184452
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This Companion offers an in-depth overview of the Beat era, one of the most popular literary periods in America.

American Literary Scholarship

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writers are the subject of Nancy M. Grace's "Ruth Weiss's Desert Journal: A
Modern-Beat-Pomo Performance" (pp. 57-71), Amy L. Friedman's "Joanne Kyger,
Beat Generation Poet: A Porcupine Traveling at the Speed of Light'" (pp. 73-88),
and Ronna C. Johnson's "Lenore Kandel's The Love Book: Psychedelic Poetics
... Daniel Belgrad in "The Transnational Counterculture: Beat Mexican
Intersections" (pp. 27-40) examines the importance of Mexico to Jack Kerouac,
William Burroughs, ...

The Aesthetics Gender And Feminism Of The Beat Women

Author: Polina Mackay
ISBN: 9780415892711
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Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack ...

The English Academy Review

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If identity is no longer shaped in static entities like nation or region, but is rather
shaped by a series of global flows and patternings, then questions of
transnational circulation become critical. ... the United States beat generation,
and - African tradition and international modernity circulating - simultaneous
commitment to Shaka's praises and the voice of Malcolm X. The township
material - in its poverty, its desire for justice, its climate of revolt in the 1970s - lent
to Soweto poetry a local ...

Swinging City

Author: Simon Rycroft
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 140948887X
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Chapter 2 The Long Front of Material and Immaterial Culture I: Beat and Angry
Both old and middle age are blind To read the alphabet I write Their longest
journey lies behind ... And so ... a site for cultural avant-garde experimentation
and as a national and transnational cultural mediator. ... In this chapter I focus on
two literary movements from the I 950s one thoroughly British (if not resolutely
English) and the other thoroughly American: the Angry Young Men and the Beat

Pocho Che And The Tropicalization Of American Poetics

Author: Roderick Anthony Hernandez
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nature of the relationship between Pocho-Che and the poets of the San
Francisco Renaissance, particularly the Beat Generation? Throughout this
chapter I track and analyze formations of the transnational/ transcultural subject.
But first I expand on poetics, comparing two ethnographic discourses that have
emerged from the intersection of poetry and anthropology: ethnopoetics and
cultural poetics. The former, conceived in the late 1960s by poet and critic
Jerome Rothenberg, ...