Beat down to your soul: what was the Beat generation?
In this companion anthology to "The Portable Beat Reader", Charters brings together more than 75 essays, reviews, poems, and sketches that evoke the credos and controversies of the Beat generation writers of the 1950s.
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PART ONE I
Al Bendich Award to Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Bonnie Bremser Brenda Frazer Poets and Odd Fellows
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Abomunism Abomunist addict Allen Ginsberg American Anatole Anatole Broyard artists asked Beat writers beatnik bebop began Bob Kaufman bohemian Broyard Buckley Burroughs called Carl Solomon City Lights Corso critics culture death dionysian drugs essay everything eyes father feel Ferlinghetti friends Gary Snyder girl Greenwich Village Gregory Corso hero hipster Howl human Huncke Jack Kerouac jazz Joans John Kenneth Rexroth kind knew later Lawrence Lawrence Ferlinghetti LeRoi literary living look magazine Mailer mind mother moved Naked Lunch Neal Cassady Negro never night novel Philip Whalen poem poet poetry published Review Rexroth Road San Francisco scene seems sense Snyder social soul Square street talk Ted Joans tell things thought tion told took voice walk wanted Whitman William writing wrote York young