Reconstructing the Beats
Edited by Jennie Skerl
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Reconstructing the Beats by Jennie Skerl
Book DescriptionThis collection of scholarly essays reassesses the Beat Generation writers in mid-century American history and literature, as well as their broad cultural impact since the 60s from contemporary critical, theoretical, historical, and interdisciplinary perspectives. The traditional canon of major writers in this generation is expanded to include women and African Americans. The essays offer critiques of media stereotypes and popular cliches that influence both academic and popular discourse about the Beats, connect the literature of the Beat movement to music, painting, and film, and ultimately open new directions for study of the Beats in the 21st century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312293796
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jennie Skerl
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This collection maps the Beat Generation movement, exploring American Beat writers alongside parallel movements in other countries that shared a critique of global capitalism. Ranging from the immediate post-World War II period and continuing into the 1990s, the essays illustrate Beat participation in the global circulation of a poetics of dissent.
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Author Biography - Jennie Skerl
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