Women of the Beat Generation

Women of the Beat Generation : The Writers, Artists and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution

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Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the longoverlooked women of the Beat Generation from the famous Carolyn Cassady & Jan Kerouac to the relatively undiscovered Mary Fabilli & Helen Adam. The art, prose, & poetry selected represent the full range & development of the work of 40 women, highlighting the lives & work of these famed iconoclasts.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 178 x 203 x 28.19mm | 567g
  • Berkeley, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 37 b&w photographs
  • 1573241385
  • 9781573241380
  • 415,128

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Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives,...
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About Brenda Knight

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.
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