Ginsberg, Kerouac, the Beats and the Hippies

Ginsberg, Kerouac, the Beats and the Hippies

by Fred Stern

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Ginsberg, Kerouac, the Beats and the Hippies by Fred Stern

In this article, Fred Stern analyzes the impact that the "Beat Generation" left on the American lexicon. Stern chooses to follow two of the most influential "Beat" writers, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, in order to explain how their work affected our current views on creativity and perception in general. This article is made available by The World & I Online.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014544061
Publisher: The World & I Online
Publication date: 04/19/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 KB

About the Author

Fred Stern has explored the creative efforts of artists and writers worldwide. His work has appeared in European and Asian publications as well as on He writes a bimonthly column on the arts for Commuter Week and is a frequent contributor to The World & I. He has given courses on American writers and has taught poetry and creative writing at the Institute of New Dimensions. He has lectured widely on these topics. A volume of his verses was published in 2006 under the title 'Corridors of Light.'

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