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The portable sixties reader

Author: Ann Charters
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
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An anthology of essays, poetry, and fiction from the 1960s.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Charters
ISBN: 0142001945 9780142001943
OCLC Number: 50503309
Description: xli, 628 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface --
The sixties : a chronology --
pt. 1. Struggling to be free : the civil rights movement --
The dangerous road before Martin Luther King / James Baldwin --
Letter from a Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
from Rosa Parks : my story / Rosa Parks --
from Coming of age in Mississippi / Anne Moody --
Where is the voice coming from? / Eudora Welty --
The march / Calvin Trillin --
The lonesome death of Hattie Carroll / Bob Dylan --
Ballad of Birmingham / Dudley Randall --
For the Union dead / Robert Lowell --
The ballot or the bullet / Malcolm X --
The civil rights movement : what good was it? / Alice Walker --
from Dreamer / Charles Johnson --
pt. 2. End it! And end it now! The anti-Vietnam War movement --
Original child bomb / Thomas Merton --
What's happening in America (1966) / Susan Sontag --
Life at war ; Overheard over S.E. Asia / Denise Levertov --
The teeth mother naked at last / Robert Bly --
Let sleeping dogs lie / David Lance Goines --
How to maintain a peaceful demonstration / Ann Charters --
from The armies of the night : a confrontation by the river / Norman Mailer --
from On the perimeter / Robert Chatain --
from Dispatches / Michael Herr --
The man I killed / Tim O'Brien --
from Born on the fourth of July / Ron Kovic --
Attach the water / Janice Mirikitani --
Tunnels ; Hanoi Hannah ; You and I are disappearing ; 2527th birthday of the Buddha ; Prisoners ; Nude interrogation ; Facing it / Yusef Komunyakaa --
pt. 3. Why can we not begin new? The free speech movement and beyond --
Battle of Berkeley talking blues / Dave Mandel --
Put my name down / Lee Felsenstein --
Hey Mr. Newsman / Richard Kampf --
There's a man taking names / Dan Paik --
I walked out in Berkeley / Richard Schmorleitz, Dan Paik --
from The free speech movement ; The rules of the game...when you're busted ; Wanted : hip cops / David Lance Goines --
Demonstration or spectacle as example, as communication--or how to make a march/spectacle / Allen Ginsberg --
from Hell's Angels : the dope Cabala and a wall of fire / Hunter Thompson --
Testament for my students, 1968-1969 / Kay Boyle --
Smoking dope with Thomas Pynchon : a sixties memoir / Andrew Gordon --
The police band / Donald Barthelme --
Che's last letter / Abbie Hoffman --
The coming of the purple better one / William S. Burroughs --
Yeats in the gas / Edward Sanders --
pt. 4. "I feel like I'm fixin' to die" : the counterculture movement --
I feel like I'm fixin'-to-die Rag ; Talking non-violence ; Superbird ; Janis / Country Joe McDonald --
THE little PHENOMENA / Douglas Blazek --
from Ringolevio / Emmett Grogan --
A minstrel shoe or : civil rights in a cracker barrel / R.G. Davis --
Psychedelic rock posters : history, ideas, and art / Sally Tomlinson --
The Rolling Stones--at play in the apocalypse / Michael Lydon --
New speedway boogie / Robert Hunter --
Because my father always said he was the only Indian who saw Jimi Hendrix play 'The star-spangled banner' at Woodstock / Sherman Alexie --
pt. 5. Adrift in the age of Aquarius : drugs and the movement into inner space --
Turning on the world / Timothy Leary --
The holidays at Millbrook--1966 / Diane di Prima --
from The teachings of Don Juan / Carlos Castaneda --
from House made of dawn / N. Scott Momaday --
Letters from Mexico / Ken Kesey --
Pills and shit : the drug scene / Lenny Bruce --
from The basketball diaries / Jim Carroll --
--
pt. 6. Living in the revolution : the beats and some other literary movements at the edge --
The hustings / Charles Olson --
Letters to Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky, 1961-1962 / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Kral Majales / Allen Ginsberg --
Revolutionary letters #1, 3, 5, 8 / Diane di Prima --
Poke hole fishing after the march / Gary Snyder --
from Ghost tantras / Michael McClure --
Grandfather was queer, too / Bob Kaufman --
Visitor : Jack Kerouac in old Saybrook / John Clellon Holmes --
The Cleveland wrecking yard / Richard Brautigan --
from Notes of a dirty old man / Charles Bukowski --
pt. 7. Out of the fire : the black arts movement and the reshaping of black consciousness --
The black arts movement / Larry Neal --
from Think black 1965-1967 / Don L. Lee --
Malcolm spoke/who listened? / Haki R. Madhubuti --
The idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight --
Conjugal visits ; A dance for Ma Rainey / Al Young --
My poem / Nikki Giovanni --
It is deep / Carolyn M. Rodgers --
Numbers, letters / Amiri Baraka --
Eldridge Cleaver--writer / Ishmael Reed --
from Soul on ice / Eldridge Cleaver --
Song ; Why they are in Europe? ; [We knew our loneliness and told it] / Allen Polite --
pt. 8. With our arms upraised : the women's movement and the sexual revolution --
from The feminine mystique / Betty Friedan --
from Sexual politics / Kate Millett --
Poem / Muriel Rukeyser --
Lady Lazarus / Sylvia Plath --
The abortion ; The addict ; The ballad of the lonely masturbator / Anne Sexton --
About marriage ; The mutes / Denise Levertov --
Belly Dancer ; Ringless / Diane Wakoski --
from How I became Hettie Jones / Hettie Jones --
from SCUM manifesto / Valerie Solanas --
A new egalitarian life style / Gloria Steinem --
pt. 9. In defense of the earth : the environmental movement --
from Silent spring / Rachel Carson --
from Wildlife in America / Peter Matthiessen --
Revolutionary letter #16 / Diane di Prima --
What you should know to be a poet ; Revolution in the revolution in the revolution ; Smokey the Bear Sutra / Gary Snyder --
Preface to Hermit poems, the bath ; [I know a man's supposed to have his hair cut short] ; [Apparently wasps] ; [I burn up the deer in my body] ; [Whenever I make a new poem] ; [Step out onto the planet] ; The song Mt. Tamalpais sings / Lew Welch --
To the unseeable animal / Wendell Berry --
The serpents of paradise / Edward Abbey --
from The way to Rainy Mountain / N. Scott Momaday --
pt. 10. Ten elegies for the sixties --
for Ernest Hemingway : Hemingway / Archibald MacLeish --
for Marilyn Monroe : from Ghost tantras, #39 / Michael McClure --
for John F. Kennedy : Kennedy blues / Eric Von Schmidt --
for Sylvia Plath : from The dream songs, #172 / John Berryman --
for Malcolm X : The sun came / Etheridge Knight --
for Martin Luther King, Jr. : Assassination / Don L. Lee --
for Robert F. Kennedy : Assassination raga / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
for Neal Cassady : On Neal's ashes / Allen Ginsberg --
for Janis Joplin : Elegy / Marilyn Hacker --
for Jack Kerouac : Kerouac, 1922-1969 / The Harvard Crimson --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Alphabetical list of authors and titles.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: edited by Ann Charters.
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