Deliberate Speed / Edition 1

Deliberate Speed / Edition 1

by W. T. Jr. Lhamon, W. T. Lhamon
     
 

By surveying the artistic terrain of the period--examining works by figures as varied as Miles Davis, Ralph Ellison, Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Little Richard, Charlie Parker, Jackson Pollock, Thomas Pynchon, and Ludwig Wittgenstein--Lhamon demonstrates how many of the distinctive elements that so many attribute to the revolutionary period of the 1960s had their… See more details below

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By surveying the artistic terrain of the period--examining works by figures as varied as Miles Davis, Ralph Ellison, Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Little Richard, Charlie Parker, Jackson Pollock, Thomas Pynchon, and Ludwig Wittgenstein--Lhamon demonstrates how many of the distinctive elements that so many attribute to the revolutionary period of the 1960s had their roots in the fertile soil of the 1950s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674008731
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2002
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface, 2002: Starting Over
Preface
1Material Differences1
2Deliberate Speed31
3Out of the Hole67
4Congeniality98
5They All Juggled Milk Bottles136
6"Keep Cool, But Care"193
Endnotes253
Works Cited265
Index275

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