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Author Lee, A. Robert, 1941- author.

Title The Beats : authorships, legacies / A. Robert Lee.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 239 pages)
Series BAAS paperbacks
BAAS paperbacks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-227) and index.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Beat origins and circuits, 1940s-1960s -- Allen Ginsberg: public privacy -- Jack Kerouac: road, jazz, Zen -- Front row: insider beats -- Gallery: outrider beats -- Beat's women. Women's beat -- Afro-beat -- Inter-beat. Post-beat -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary "This book pairs close readings with a strong overview of the movement and ranges from Women's Beat Writing to African American Beats to the canonical texts, including 'Howl', On the Road and Naked Lunch. A closing chapter maps post-Beat writing and the ways Beat has morphed into new, even postmodern, forms."-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Beat literature -- History and cricitism.
Beats (Persons)
Beats (Persons) -- Influence.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Lee, A. Robert, 1941- Beats. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019] 9781474403962 (OCoLC)1087091575
ISBN 9781474403986 (electronic bk.)
1474403980 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9781474403962