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The typewriter is holy : the complete, uncensored history of the Beat generation

Author: Bill Morgan
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the lives of key contributors and offers insight into their lasting influence, featuring coverage of the stories surrounding such publications as Allen Ginsberg's "Howl and Other Poems" and Jack Kerouac's "On the Road."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William S Burroughs; Neal Cassady; Allen Ginsberg; Jack Kerouac; Gregory Corso
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Morgan
ISBN: 9781416592426 1416592423
OCLC Number: 456729615
Description: xxi, 291 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Friendship and murder --
The Lumpen world --
The Adonis of Denver --
Insanity --
The subterraneans --
Literary lives --
The name of a generation --
To the West coast --
Nightmare of Moloch --
The six gallery --
Desolation and loneliness --
Censorship and vindication --
Fame --
The threads loosen --
The circle widens --
Cut-ups --
Bitter fruits --
Setting the global stage --
A culture turned upside down --
The Sixties --
The end of the road --
Aftermath --
Respectability --
Acceptance --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Bill Morgan.

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A narrative and personality-driven history of the Beat Movement, chronicling the intertwined lives of its colourful, gritty group of writers.  Read more...

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"Bill Morgan draws on an encyclopedic knowledge of the Beat writers to shine sober, sympathetic light into the dark corners of four tortured lives. His painfully personal profiles of Allen Ginsberg, Read more...

 
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