The Transnational Beat Generation

  • Editors
  • Nancy M. Grace
  • Jennie Skerl

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction to Transnational Beat: Global Poetics in a Postmodern World

  3. Transnational Flows

  4. Reflections on the Transnational Beat

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Nancy M. Grace, Jennie Skerl
      Pages 131-141
  5. Global Circulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Josef Rauvolf
      Pages 179-199
    3. Christopher Gair, Konstantina Georganta
      Pages 219-229
    4. A. Robert Lee
      Pages 231-248
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 249-282

About this book


This collection maps the Beat Generation movement, exploring American Beat writers alongside parallel movements in other countries that shared a critique of global capitalism. Ranging from the immediate post-World War II period and continuing into the 1990s, the essays illustrate Beat participation in the global circulation of a poetics of dissent.


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