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The influence of the Beat Generation on the US.

Andrea Santoyo

on 17 May 2011

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Beat. Jack Kerouac. William S. Burroughs. Allen Ginsberg. Music. Art. Background. Post war
Mid fourties and fifties
Sexual liberation
Drug intake escalated Born 1922
Dropped out from Colombia University
"On The Road", spontaneous prose, published 1957; Neal Cassady
Rejected the 'Beat' counter-culture, "Fool of the Beatniks with a crown of $***"
Died 1969 Born 1914
'Most Dangerous' Beat author
"Naked Lunch" published 1959 Orginally banned in the States censorship trials made publication possible in 1962 Died 1997 Born 1926
Colombia University
"Howl" written 1955, avant-garde style, 'Beat Manifesto'
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, book store owner arrested for "selling obscene material"
Trials ended 1957
Died 1997 Jackson Pollock
Jay Defeo
Joan Brown Bob Dylan
Deborah Harry
Lou Reed, John Cale
Patti Smith
David Bowie Chase, Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs
1944 Minton's Playhouse
Charlie Parker
Miles Davis
Kenny Clarke "frenetic speed" Afterward. Andrea Santoyo
English IV AP
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