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

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

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by Brenda Knight (Editor), Anne Waldman (Introduction), Ann Charters (Afterword)
 

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Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the long-overlooked women of the Beat Generation from the famous -- Carolyn Cassady & Jan Kerouac -- to the relatively undiscovered -- Mary Fabilli & Helen Adam. The art, prose, & poetry selected represent the full range &

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Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the long-overlooked women of the Beat Generation from the famous -- Carolyn Cassady & Jan Kerouac -- to the relatively undiscovered -- Mary Fabilli & Helen Adam. The art, prose, & poetry selected represent the full range & development of the work of 40 women, highlighting the lives & work of these famed iconoclasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573241380
Publisher:
Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
366
Sales rank:
419,569
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti
This is the first time a writer has taken the trouble to really think about it...
Allen Ginsberg
Many thanks for the long overdue assemblage of Women of the Beat Generation.

Meet the Author


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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