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Women of the Beat Generation

Women of the Beat Generation

The Writers and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution

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Published by Audio Literature .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Historical - General,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • American English,
  • Women,
  • Audio - Autobiography / Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrenda Knight (Editor), Debra Winger (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9452259M
    ISBN 101574530690
    ISBN 109781574530698

    “Women of the Beat Generation” is not without its significant discoveries; among the gems is an excerpt from “Nobody’s Wife,” an unpublished memoir by the late Joan Haverty, Jack Kerouac. 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. show more.

      T he first real book I ever read was Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind. I read it simply because, in the stubborn way of a year-old, I wanted to read the longest book in the : Lynnette Lounsbury.   To the Beat of Her Own Drum: Ladies of the Beat Generation by Julia Perham Septem It's been 62 years since the release of Jack Kerouac’s most notable work, On the Road. His autobiographical novel, inspired by two cross-country roadtrips he had taken, kickstarted an entire literary movement from a group known as the Beat Generation.

    When I began studying the women of the Beat Generation closely, I looked to the one and only secondary source on their role in the movement, Brenda Knight's Women of the Beat Generation. As I eagerly read through the newly-released text, I noted the divisions of the chapters: The Precursors, The Muses, The Writers, and The Artists. Get this from a library! A different beat: writings by women of the beat generation. [Richard Peabody; Serpent's Tail (Firm),;] -- An anthology of works by 27 women writers of the beat generation.


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The Women of the Beat Generation gives a rare and clear window into the past of how these women helped shape a revolution that changed their present and influenced the future for decades to come.

This book allows us to feel what it was like to /5(12). Women of the Beat Generation, a compilation of short stories and poems written by women influenced by The Beat Generation. Some of the readings are by the authors themselves, while others are read by Deborah Winger.

Produced by Audio Literature/5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Women of the Beat generation: The Writers, Artists, and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution by Brenda Knight at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp. History has not been kind to the women of the Beat Generation. Their presence is largely unknown to most casual readers, and considered largely unimportant to those who would delve a little further.

Perhaps it is because feminists in the decades to come would deem women to be a valuable part of society, whereas the Beats, male and female, had little interest in playing any active role in. Book Overview 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.

Brenda Knight is the author of Women Who Love Books Too Much and Women of the Beat Generation, winner of an American Book Award/5(5).

With fascinating biographies, over 40 rare photos, and never-before-published writing, "Women of the Beat Generation" captures the life and work of 40 women who broke with tradition in the uptight 4/5(2).

12 Essential Books About the Beat Generation. The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac, by Joyce Johnson. Let’s start with Jack Kerouac.

There are dozens of books about his 2. Jack’s Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac, by Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee. Naked Angels: The. As Brenda Knight wrote in Women of the Beat Generation, “In many ways, women of the Beat were cut from the same cloth as the men: fearless, angry, high risk, too smart, restless, highly irregular.

They took chances, made mistakes, made poetry, made love, made history.”. Women of the Beat generation the writers, artists, and muses at the heart of a revolution Published by Conari Press in Berkeley, :   A second generation grew up, the same age as the younger Beats (such as Ginsberg, Lew Welch, McClure, Corso).

These women include Lenore Kandel (b. ), the late Elise Cowen () and Joanne Kyger (b. Finally there are two women Beat writers of a following generation--the age of Bon Dylan.

These are Anne Waldman and Janine Pommy Vega/5(3). Women of the Beat Generation: The Writers, Artists, and Muses at the Heart of Revolution by Knight, Brenda and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at With fascinating biographies, over 40 rare photos, and never-before-published writing, "Women of the Beat Generation" captures the life and work of 40 women who broke with tradition during the uptight 50s.

$ 6. sarah2woods/5(K). 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.

Brenda Knight is the author of Women Who Love Books Too Much and Women of the Beat Generation, winner of an American Book Edition: 2nd Edition. The Women of the Beat Generation gives a rare and clear window into the past of how these women helped shape a revolution that changed their present and influenced the future for decades to come.

This book allows us to feel what it was like to be "out there" as round pegs barely fitting into square s: 8. The first single-authored study on female writers of this generation, the book offers vital analysis of autobiographical works by Diane di Prima, ruth weiss, Hettie Jones, Joanne Kyger, and others, introducing the reader to new voices that interact with and reconfigure the better-known narratives of the male Beat writers.

Download Women Of The Beat Generation The Writers Artists And Muses At The Heart Of A Revolution in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Women Of The Beat Generation The Writers Artists And Muses At The Heart Of A Revolution Book also available. Book review in Bookforum magazine, February/March () Women of the Beat Generation, Brenda Knight.

Berkeley, Conari Press () This article originally appeared in Huck The On The Road Issue. Grab a copy in the Huck Shop or s ubscribe to make sure you don’t miss another issue. Enjoyed this article. "Women of the Beat Generation" panel discussions will be tomorrow at the San Francisco Bay Area Book Festival at 2 p.m.

in the Wallace. Based on Kerouac’s own affection for Neal Cassady, a fellow writer of the Beat Generation, the novel reflects the male dominated culture of the period. The novel’s female characters, namely Dean’s wives, Marylou, Camille, and Inez, are characterised merely as accessories to Dean’s life.

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Description. 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.Diane di Prima Brings the Women of the Beat Generation to the Forefront in a New Book By Veronica Suchodolski • 03/03/19 am Diane di Prima’s Spring and Autumn Annals, forthcoming from.The Women of the Beat Generation gives a rare and clear window into the past of how these women helped shape a revolution that changed their present and influenced the future for decades to come.

This book allows us to feel what it was like to be "out there" as round pegs barely fitting into square s: