beat generation

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a United States youth subculture of the 1950s

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For five years beginning in the fall of 1958, Kesey was enrolled in the non-degree program at Stanford University's Creative Writing Center, less than 35 miles away from the West Coast epicenter of the Beat Generation happenings in San Francisco.
I chaired an unforgettable conference panel recently on Beat Generation writing and British Romantic poetry.
The Marlton hotel has attracted some of the world's most famous artistic figures and was a regular haunt of the Beat Generation writers of the 1950s - Jack Kerouac wrote a couple of books here before On The Road was published.
His previous works include an earlier biography of Burroughs, books on other writers of the Beat Generation, and a restored edition of Naked Lunch.
Daniel Radcliffe has said this Beat Generation drama features his greatest ever performance.
1) Yet despite what Kerouac hails as its reality and its originality, Beat Generation does not quite work as a script for performance.
I was part of the Beat Generation and my most famous work was On the Road, published in 1957.
Well known in the area of Beat studies, Gregory Stephenson, author of The Daybreak Boys: Essays on the Literature of the Beat Generation (1990), has compiled another collection of essays ranging from some of the core Beat writers he addressed in his earlier collection, such as Ginsberg, Kerouac, and Corso, to late nineteenth--and early twentieth-century writers James S.
KILL YOUR DARLINGS (15) DANIEL RADCLIFFE, pictured, has said this Beat Generation drama features his greatest ever performance.
Opens Friday THE STARS Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan THE VERDICT Daniel Radcliffe continues to tread a shrewd and often daring career path post-Harry Potter, and is excellent here as the young Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg.
The movie is about the early days of the Beat Generation.
Cassady was married to Neal Cassady - a central character in the Beat generation and the basis of the character Dean Moriarty in Kerouac's "On the Road" - for around 20 years.
The Poet Speaks: Homage To Allen Ginsberg Edinburgh Playhouse, Aug 13 Patti Smith joins composer Philip Glass in a tribute to the late icon of the American Beat generation.
However, no-one could have predicted that, at just 24, she would be named as one of the ones to watch in a new report by Visit Birmingham called Europe's Young Cities: A New Beat Generation.
Un savant melange d'influences artistiques et culturelles, sa musique a pris forme dans une Amerique en pleine mutation industrielle, oE elle a assiste a la naissance de la Beat generation incarnee par le grand poete Allan Ginsberg, en passant par les chansons de Woodie Guthrie, jusqu'a l'avenement de Bob Dylan, qui revolutionnera toute la culture americaine.