The Beat generation writers / edited by A. Robert Lee

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Subjects: American literature--20th century--History and criticism
Beat generation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; East Haven, Conn. : Pluto Press, 1996
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 225 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction / A. Robert Lee 1
1. The Names: Allen Ginsberg's Writings / John Muckle 10
2. 'I'm only a jolly storyteller': Jack Kerouac's On The Road and Visions of Cody / R. J. Ellis 37
3. Journeys in the Mindfield: Gregory Corso Reconsidered / Jim Philip 61
4. An Anarchist Among the Floorwalkers: The Poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti / Alistair Wisker 74
5. William Burroughs and Language / David Ingram 95
6. The Prisoner of Self: The Work of John Clellon Holmes / Cynthia S. Hamilton 114
7. 'Why do we always say angel?': Herbert Huncke and Neal Cassady / Clive Bush 128
8. Black Beats: The Signifying Poetry of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Ted Joans and Bob Kaufman / A. Robert Lee 158
9. The Archaeology of Gender in the Beat Movement / Helen McNeil 178
10. 'I say my new name': Women Writers of the Beat Generation / Amy L. Friedman 200
Notes on Contributors 216
Index 218
Additional Authors: Lee, A. Robert, 1941-
Notes: LCCN: 95007723
ISBN: 0745306616 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0745306608 (hbk.)
Contents: The names: Allen Ginsburg's writings / John Muckle -- "I'm only a jolly storyteller": Jack Kerouac's On the road and Visions of Cady / R.J. Ellis -- Journeys in the mindfield: Gregory Corso reconsidered / Jim Philip -- An anarchist among the floorwalkers: the poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti / Alistair Wisker -- William Burroughs and language / David Ingram -- The prisoner of self: the work of John Clellon Holmes / Cynthia S. Hamilton -- "Why do we always say angel?": Herbert Huncke and Neal Cassady / Clive Bush -- Black Beats: the signifying poetry of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Ted Joans, and Bob Kaufman / A. Robert Lee -- The archaeology of gender in the Beat movement / Helen McNeil -- "I say my new name": women writers of the Beat generation / Amy L. Friedman
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32168059
ISBN/ISSN: 0745306616
0745306608