The Beat Generation FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Angelheaded Hipsters

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(FAQ). The Beat Generation FAQ is an informative and entertaining look at the enigmatic authors and cutting-edge works that shaped this fascinating cultural and literary movement. Disillusioned with the repression and conformity encompassing post-World War II life in the United States, the Beat writers sought creative alternatives to the mind-numbing banality of modern culture. Beat Generation writers were no strangers to controversy: Both Allen Ginsberg's prophetic, William Blakean-style poem "Howl" (1956) and William S. ...

The Beat Generation FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Angelheaded Hipsters 2015, Backbeat Books, Milwaukee

ISBN-13: 9781617136016

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