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The Resource American Scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation, (electronic book)

American Scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation, (electronic book)

Label
American Scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation
Title
American Scream
Title remainder
Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written as a cultural weapon and a call to arms, Howl touched a raw nerve in Cold War America and has been controversial from the day it was first read aloud nearly fifty years ago. This first full critical and historical study of Howl brilliantly elucidates the nexus of politics and literature in which it was written and gives striking new portraits of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs. Drawing from newly released psychiatric reports on Ginsberg, from interviews with his psychiatrist, Dr. Philip Hicks, and from the poet's journals, American Scream shows
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Raskin, Jonah
Dewey number
  • 811.54
  • 811/.54
LC call number
  • 2003059527
  • PS3513.I74H636 2004eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ginsberg, Allen,-- 1926-- -Howl
  • Literature and mental illness - United States - History - 20th century
  • Mental illness in literature
  • Poetry - Psychological aspects
Label
American Scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Allen Ginsberg's Genius; 1 Poetickall Bomshell; 2 Family Business; 3 Trilling-esque Sense of "Civilization"; 4 Juvenescent Savagery; 5 Just like Russia; 6 Ladies, We Are Going through Hell; 7 Another Coast's Apple for the Eye; 8 Mythological References; 9 Famous Authorhood; 10 This Fiction Named Allen Ginsberg; 11 Best Minds; Notes and Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
purchEBL223201
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780520939349
Specific material designation
remote
Label
American Scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Allen Ginsberg's Genius; 1 Poetickall Bomshell; 2 Family Business; 3 Trilling-esque Sense of "Civilization"; 4 Juvenescent Savagery; 5 Just like Russia; 6 Ladies, We Are Going through Hell; 7 Another Coast's Apple for the Eye; 8 Mythological References; 9 Famous Authorhood; 10 This Fiction Named Allen Ginsberg; 11 Best Minds; Notes and Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
purchEBL223201
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780520939349
Specific material designation
remote

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