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The Beat Generation free pdf It has been fifty years since the Beats first came upon the literary scene and although the academy's hostility toward the Beats has not completely abated, it has certainly diminished. Today mainstream publishers are adding many Beat titles to their lists, and students of Beat literature can draw upon a wealth of critical resources that have been published in the last twenty years. The fourteen critical essays gathered in this collection verify that Jack Kerouac is still the undisputed king of the Beats followed by William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. At the same time, however, the Beat movement is shown to be broader and more far reaching than previously thought, encompassing names such as Oscar Zeta Acosta and William Kotzwinkle and even suggesting influences on contemporary German literature in authors like Wolf Wondratschek, Rolf Dieter Brinkman, and Joerg Fauser.

About Kostas Myrsiades

The Editor: Kostas Myrsiades is Professor of Comparative Literature and editor of College Literature at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. He is the author/editor/translator of sixteen books on modern and classical Greek culture and the teaching of literature.

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Author : Kostas Myrsiades
Publisher : Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Data Published : 01 April 2002
ISBN : 0820457787
EAN : 9780820457789
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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