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The underground reader : sources in the transatlantic counterculture

Author: Jeffrey H Jackson; Robert Francis Saxe
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, [2015]
Series: Transatlantic perspectives (New York, N.Y.), v. 4.
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Every society has rebels, outlaws, troublemakers, and deviants. This collection of primary sources takes readers on a journey through the intellectual and cultural history of the "underground" in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It demonstrates how thinkers in the US and Europe have engaged in an ongoing trans-Atlantic dialogue, inspiring one another to challenge the norms of Western society. Through ideas,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey H Jackson; Robert Francis Saxe
ISBN: 9781782387428 1782387420
OCLC Number: 896862070
Description: vi, 231 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Henry Murger, Scenes of Bohemian Life, 1851 Henry David Thoreau, Walden, 1854 Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground, 1864 Arthur Rimbaud, "My Bohemian Existence (A Fantasy)" 1870 George du Maurier, Trilby, 1894 Alfred Jarry, Ubu Roi, 1896 Georges Sorel, Reflections on Violence, 1908 F.T. Marinetti, "The Futurist Manifesto," 1909 Emma Goldman, "Victims of Morality," 1913 Theodore Dreiser, A Traveler at Forty, 1913 Konrad Bercovici, Around the World in New York, 1924 Floyd Dell, "The Rise of Greenwich Village," 1926 Hugo Ball, Flight Out of Time, 1927 George Antheil, "Negro on the Spiral, or a Method of Negro Music," 1934 Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company, 1956 Malcolm Cowley, Exile's Return, 1934 Michel Leiris, Manhood, 1939 Gertrude Stein, Paris, France, 1940 Jean Genet, Our Lady of the Flowers, 1943 Boris Vian, I Spit on Your Graves, 1946 Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe, Really the Blues, 1946 Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, 1949 James Baldwin, "Encounter on the Seine: Black Meets Brown," 1950 Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, 1952 Herbert Marcuse, Eros and Civilization, 1955 Norman Mailer, "The White Negro," 1957 Jack Kerouac, The Subterraneans, 1958 Franz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth, 1961 Jack Kerouac, Satori in Paris, 1966 Hunter S. Thompson, Hell's Angels, 1966 Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, 1968 Rudi Dutschke, "The Students and the Revolution," 1968 Vaclav Havel, "Letter to Alexander Dubcek," 1969 Redstockings of the Women's Liberation Movement, "The Redstockings Manifesto," 1969 Carl Wittman, "A Gay Manifesto," 1970 Credits
Series Title: Transatlantic perspectives (New York, N.Y.), v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey H. Jackson and Robert Francis Saxe.

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