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Todd F Tietchen
|Description:||xiii, 194 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: the "stranger relations" of Beat --
Hemispheric Beats (in the Bay Area and beyond) --
On the crisis of the underground and a politics of intractable plurality --
Unsettling the democratic score: music and urban insurgency --
Beat publics and the "middle-aged" Left --
(Back) towards a stranger democracy.
|Responsibility:||Todd F. Tietchen.|
Some of the most prominent figures in the Beat Movement, including Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Amiri Baraka, were attracted to the new Cuba as a place where people would be racially equal, sexually free, and politically enfranchised. What they experienced had resounding and lasting literary effects both on their work and on the many writers and artists they encountered and fostered."--Pub. desc.
- Beat generation.
- Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Travel -- Cuba.
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Political and social views.
- Cuba -- In literature.
- Revolutions in literature.
- Political culture -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.