By Deborah R. Geis,Deborah Geis
This quantity, the 1st of its sort, gathers essays concerning the interesting paintings in drama and function through and concerning the Beat iteration, starting from the well known Beat figures resembling Kerouac, Ginsberg and Burroughs, to the "Afro-Beats” - LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), Bob Kaufman, and others. It bargains unique experiences of the ladies Beats - Di Prima, Bunny Lang - in addition to teams just like the residing Theater who during this period first challenged the literal and actual barriers of the functionality area itself.
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Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the 'Howl’ Generation (Methuen Drama Engage) by Deborah R. Geis,Deborah Geis