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Women of the Beat Generation
The Writers, Artists, and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution
Brenda Knight
ISBN: 9781573241380
Book (Paperback)
Conari Press
$24.95
7 x 8
384 pages
57 B&W photos
January 1, 1996
Awards: American Book Award


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Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the long-overlooked women of the Beat Generation Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the long-overlooked women of the Beat Generation from the famous -- Carolyn Cassady & Jan Kerouac -- to the relatively undiscovered -- Mary Fabilli & Helen Adam. The art, prose, & poetry selected represent the full range & development of the work of 40 women, highlighting the lives & work of these famed iconoclasts.

Brenda Knight is the author of Women Who Love Books Too Much and Women of the Beat Generation, winner of an American Book Award. A scholar of medieval literature and modern poetry, she lives in San Francisco, California.
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