The Beat Generation: A Bibliographic Teaching Guide - Magill Bibliographies (Hardback)
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The Beat Generation: A Bibliographic Teaching Guide - Magill Bibliographies (Hardback)

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Hardback 374 Pages / Published: 30/04/1998
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Discusses the appropriate place for the Beats in the literary canon and curriculum and provides an overview of teaching practices at schools and universities throughout the United States. Individual chapters on general Beat literature, Burroughs, Ginsberg, and Kerouac provide the substance of the bibliography. Annotated references for primary and secondary materials include audio tapes, videos, CD-ROMs, and web sites, as well as standard printed sources. Besides the famous triumvirate of Beat writers, The Beat Generation features a section entitled "Other Beats" which includes bibliographical paragraphs on seventy-five authors and editors associated with the Beat movement.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810833876
Number of pages: 374
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 222 x 146 x 27 mm


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...well organized...a valuable feature of Lawlor's work, especially useful to teachers, is its coverage of audiovisual materials and electronic resources...useful for its coverage of minor Beat authors...recommended for academic and larger public libraries. * CHOICE *
...a comprehensive guide, addressing such problems as the definition of Beat, the identification of the beat writers, and the selection of primary sources...an excellent chapter of suggestions for students research topics... * American Reference Books Annual *

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