This is the Beat Generation, Paperback

This is the Beat Generation Paperback



Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs had all seen the inside of mental hospitals and prisons by the age of 30.

This book charts the transformation of these experiences into a literary movement that spread across the globe in the decade and a half that followed World War II.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 340 pages, 16pp b&w halftones
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780099282693



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