The Sexualized World of the Beat Generation

  • Charles I. Glicksberg


A single hour of blazing carnal sensuality makes up for a whole month during which one has asked oneself daily: “In such circumstances, is life worth living?”

Today, the modern novelist, announcing a realistic physical man, has spawned a fetal thing whose brains and bones cause us… to put rue into our nostrils. We are, finally, so defiled that we have to shriek at the Uncleanness of our organs and functions in a cloacal, naturalistic literature.


Sexual Experience Categorical Imperative Romantic Love Sexual Freedom Life Worth Living 
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