Chapter 3. The Beat Generation is Now About Everything

  1. Josephine G. Hendin
  1. Regina Weinreich

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756430.ch3

A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture

A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture

How to Cite

Weinreich, R. (2004) The Beat Generation is Now About Everything, in A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture (ed J. G. Hendin), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756430.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631207092

Online ISBN: 9780470756430

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Keywords:

  • beat generation;
  • culture;
  • sociological ethos;
  • novels;
  • calligraphy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Beat?

  • Seminal Beats

  • The Beats Abroad

  • Guilt by Association

  • The Beat Generation is Now about Everything