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Fiction

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780748619887
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671137 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0003
Fiction

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Following an overview of canonical Beat Generation artists such as Kerouac and Ginsberg, this chapter examines the status of women writers in the 1950s and a close reading of James Baldwin’s Another Country.

Keywords: Beat Generation; Jack Kerouac; Allen Ginsberg; James Baldwin; Blues

Chapter.  7718 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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