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

6 - Three Generations of Beat Poetics

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The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry since 1945
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Further Reading

Belgrad, Daniel. The Culture of Spontaneity: Improvisation and the Arts in Postwar America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Davidson, Michael. The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Grace, Nancy M. and Ronna C. Johnson, Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing and Reading Women Beat Writers. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2004.
Hemmer, Kurt. The Encyclopedia of Beat Literature. New York: Facts on File, 2007.
Hrebeniak, Michael. Action Writing: Jack Kerouac’s Wild Form. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University 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.
Mohr, Bill. HOLD-OUTS: The Los Angeles Poetry Renaissance, 1948–1992. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2011.
Skerl, Jennie, ed. Reconstructing the Beats. New York: Palgrave/St. Martin’s Press, 2004.
Tomkinson, Carole, ed. Big Sky Mind: Buddhism and the Beat Generation. New York: Riverhead Books, 1995.
Trigilio, Tony. Allen Ginsberg’s Buddhist Poetics. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 2007.