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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: January 2013

5 - The San Francisco Renaissance

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The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry since 1945
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Further Reading

Damon, Maria. The Dark End of the Street: Margins in American Vanguard Poetry. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
Davidson, Michael. The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment. New York: Anchor, 1993.
Everson, William. Archetype West: The Pacific Coast as a Literary Region. Berkeley, CA: Oyez, 1976.
Hunt, Tim. Kerouac’s Crooked Road: The Development of a Fiction. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
Gray, Timothy. Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim: Creating Counter Cultural Community. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006.
Johnson, Ronna C. and Nancy M. Grace, eds. Girls Who Wore Black: Women Writing the Beat Generation. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002.
Knight, Brenda, ed. Women of the Beat Generation: The Writers, Artists and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 1996.
May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. New York: Basic Books, 1988.
Meltzer, David. San Francisco Beat: Talking with the Poets. San Francisco: City Lights, 2001.
Parkinson, Thomas, ed. Casebook on the Beat. New York: Crowell, 1961.
Smith, Richard Candida. Utopia and Dissent: Art, Poetry, and Politics in CaliforniaBerkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
Sterritt, David. Mad to be Saved: The Beats, The ‘50s, and Film. Carbondale: University of Illinois Press, 1998.