Women of the Beat Generation: The Writers, Artists and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution

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Conari Press, 1 okt. 1998 - 366 pagina's
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With fascinating biographies, over 40 rare photos, and never-before-published writing, "Women of the Beat Generation" captures the life and work of 40 women who broke with tradition in the uptight '50s. 50 photos.
 

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Gebruikersrecensie  - mahallett - LibraryThing

very interesting. a little hard to listen to. a better read i think. many people i'd never heard of. a good picture of a time. will get the book from the library. hope it has photos. one really ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - samantha464 - LibraryThing

A wonderfully comprehensive overview of the often overlooked female half of the beat movement. This collection avoids the pitfalls of many similar anthologies, that offer either only the bare bones of ... Volledige review lezen

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Bardic Matriarch
9
A Life at the End of the World
18
True Born Poet
29
Mentor to a Revolution
39
Calypso Stranded
49
Karmic Grace
57
First Mate
76
Nobodys Wife
87
Fortunes Favorite
205
West Coast Villager
214
Lyric Adventurer
223
The Survivor
241
Redwood Mama Activist
257
Transformed Genius
269
Word Alchemist
279
Fast Speaking Woman
287

Keeper of the Flame
103
Farmers Daughter
117
Poet Priestess
123
Beat Alice
141
A True Good Heart
167
Mother Jones
183
Dharma Sister
197
The Next Generation
309
The Rose
321
Painter and Prodigy
327
Afterword by Ann Charters
335
Acknowledgments
353
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Over de auteur (1998)

Brenda Knight is the author of Women Who Love Books Too Much and Women of the Beat Generation, winner of an American Book Award. A scholar of medieval literature and modern poetry, she lives in San Francisco, California.

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