The Beat Book
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- Seller:Literary Bookpost
- Sales Rank:937,706
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.2
- Dimensions (in):8.9 x 5.8 x 1.5
- Publication Date:March 19, 1996
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The Beat Movement that emerged in the early 1950s was not just another literary genre, but a literary and social revolution. This wide-ranging anthology of the best of Beat literature includes biographies of the writers and a literary guide to "Beat places" around the world.
A selection of the most exemplary poetry and prose of the Beat writers and writers influenced by the Beat Generation, and visits to high-points "on the Beaten path," such as Kerouac's hometown, and Tangiers, where William S. Burroughs wrote portions of Naked Lunch.
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