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Hemispheric Beats (in the Bay Area and Beyond)

Todd F. Tietchen

in Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035208
eISBN:
9780813039633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035208.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poems and articles. While Ferlinghetti was impressed with Castro's early reform programs, his “Poet's Notes” begins with a critique of the federal ... More


The New Inter-American Poetry

Harris Feinsod

in The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190682002
eISBN:
9780190682033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682002.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter shows how revolutionary enthusiasms, experimental magazines, and translation fueled inter-American relations in the 1960s on the countercultural left. Previous critics note the Boom, but ... More


Arrival in English: Lowell, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, Holub

Justin Quinn

in Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744436
eISBN:
9780191805783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744436.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins with a consideration of the situation of Anglo-American poetry in the 1960s, asking why it would later become so receptive to Eastern European poetry. Here the key figure is A. ... More


Charles Bukowski and the Entrepreneurs of World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In contrast to García Márquez, Charles Bukowski stayed at home in Los Angeles and appeared strictly in small magazines, hundreds of them part of the mimeo mag revolution. Three entrepreneurs, John ... More


Howling in the Wilderness: Allen Ginsberg 1956

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Opening with Allen Ginsberg’s reading of the incomplete Howl at the Six Gallery in the fall of 1955, this chapter follows the composition of the poem, its publication, and the subsequent censorship ... More


Son of the Forgotten Man

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Great Depression exposed newsboys to the vicissitudes of the market and the power of the state in new ways. They formed unions, joined strikes, and, for a time, came under federal protection. ... More


Translations of the Other World: Zhdanov, Zábrana, McGrath, Rolfe, Ginsberg

Justin Quinn

in Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744436
eISBN:
9780191805783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744436.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how poems and poets travel across the Cold War divide, and the changes that occurred in poetic tones and political stances. How did the West look from the East? And how did that ... More


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