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Matki, żony, kochanki, matki: Pokolenie Beatu z perspektywy kobiety w Minor Characters Joyce Johnson
Mothers, wives, mistresses, mothers: Beatu generation from a woman's perspective in Minor Characters Joyce Johnson

Author(s): Alicja Piechucka
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: American writers of the lost generation; American writers of the 20th century; Beatniks; Beat Generation; Allen Ginsberg
Summary/Abstract: Unconventional biographies, interesting characters and individual talents of the most important American writers born at the turn of the 1930s and 1940s and belonging to the Beat Generation. The publication presents the profiles and works of the authors who became the icons of the Beat Generation, so-called the second lost generation of the young, vulnerable Americans, rebelling for freedom like in “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg. The title Beatniks are, among others: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Joyce Johnson, Diane di Primy and Richard Brautigan.

  • Page Range: 217-244
  • Page Count: 28
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: Polish