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Author Morgan, Bill, 1949-

Title The typewriter is holy : the complete, uncensored history of the Beat generation / Bill Morgan.

Imprint New York, NY : Free Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    810.9 MOR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    810.90054 MOR    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xxi, 291 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-273) and index.
Contents Friendship and murder -- The Lumpen world -- The Adonis of Denver -- Insanity -- The subterraneans -- Literary lives -- The name of a generation -- To the West coast -- Nightmare of Moloch -- The six gallery -- Desolation and loneliness -- Censorship and vindication -- Fame -- The threads loosen -- The circle widens -- Cut-ups -- Bitter fruits -- Setting the global stage -- A culture turned upside down -- The Sixties -- The end of the road -- Aftermath -- Respectability -- Acceptance -- Postscript.
Subject Beat generation.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781416592426 (alk. paper) : $28.00
9781416597209 (ebk.)
1416592423 (alk. paper)
1416597204 (ebk.)

 
    
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