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The Beat collection

Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, 2005.
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Genre/Form: American literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beat collection.
London : Virgin Books, 2005
(OCoLC)648418235
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Miles
ISBN: 9781852272647 1852272643
OCLC Number: 60611616
Description: xviii, 359 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The original Beats : New York, 1944-53 --
Home at Christmas ; Jazz of the Beat Generation ; Belief and technique for modern prose ; Essentials of spontaneous prose ; (From) Railroad earth ; (From) Old angel midnight / Jack Kerouac --
Twilight's last gleamings (with Kells Elvins) ; (From) Junky : definitive edition, 2003 ; Roosevelt after inauguration ; (From) Interzone. International zone ; (From) Naked lunch. The black meat ; Hospital (Benway) ; Ordinary men and women / William Burroughs --
Pull my daisy (with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady) ; Howl ; Footnote to Howl ; A supermarket in California ; Sunflower sutra ; America ; Many loves ; To Aunt Rose ; Kaddish / Allen Ginsberg --
Elsie John ; Bill Burroughs ; Bill Burroughs, part II / Herbert Huncke --
Sex at 20 in America ; Report from the Asylum / Carl Solomon --
One night in the summer of 1945 ... ; Letter to Jack Kerouac, 7 March 1947 ; Letter to Jack Kerouac, 3 July 1949 ; Adventures in auto-eroticism ; Leaving L.A. by train at night, high ... / Neal Cassady --
(From) Go : part one, chapter 3 / John Clellon Holmes --
Italian extravaganza ; The last gangster ; The mad yak ; For miles; Last night I drove a car ; Hair ; Marriage ; Bomb / Gregory Corso --
Frist poem ; Second poem ; Creedmore State Mental Hospital night shift look & mop ; Signature change / Peter Orlovsky. The San Francisco scene : 1954-1957 --
Riprap ; For a far-out friend ; (From) Myths and texts : 17. The text / Gary Snyder --
Sourdough Mountain lookout ; Further notice / Philip Whalen --
Chicago poem ; In answer to a question from P.W. ; [I saw myself] ; Wobbly rock 1 ; (From) Taxi suite ; [I know a man's supposed to have his hair cut short] / Lew Welch --
From the introduction to Ghost tantras ; Ghost tantra 39 ; Ghost tantra 51 ; A garland ; Mad sonnet / Michael McClure --
Loud prayer ; Underwear ; Sometime during eternity ... ; They were putting up the statue ... ; Constantly risking absurdity ... ; Autobiography ; Dog ; The world is a beautiful place ... / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Act #2 ; A poem for the old man ; A poem for cocksuckers ; A poem for vipers ; A poem for record players / John Wieners --
Abomunist manifesto ; Notes dis- and re- garding abomunism ; Further notes ; Abomunus craxioms ; Still further notes dis- and re- garding abomunism ; As usual ; War memoir : jazz, don't listen to it at your own risk ; Jazz chick ; Crootey songo ; Waiting / Bob Kaufman --
First they slaughtered the angels / Lenore Kandel. The second wave : New York, 1958-60 --
Thirteen nightmares / Diane DiPrima --
In memory of radio ; For Hettie ; Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; Black Dada Nihilismus / LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka --
A step away from them ; The day Lady died ; Poem ; Personal poem ; Why I am not a painter / Frank O'Hara --
(From) Cain's book / Alexander Trocchi --
The truth ; Uh huh ; Whiteyes on black thighs ; They forgot to fast ; Open minded ; Duke's advice ; Watermelon ; My bag ; Natural ; Jazz is my religion ; No more ; The nice colored man / Ted Joans --
Backyards and deviations / Ray Bremser --
Let's sing a song ; River of red wine ; Jenny Lee ; Night city ; South Street pier ; Poet of the streets / Jack Micheline --
Biographical notes on writers.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Miles.

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MILES'S MASTERY OF BEAT GENERATION KNOW-HOW MUST SURELY BE UNRIVALLED' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'Thorough and enthralling... An excellent portrait' Mail on Sunday (Jack Kerouac) 'Compelling and honest The Read more...

 
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