The Resource American scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation, Jonah Raskin, (electronic resource)

American scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation, Jonah Raskin, (electronic resource)

Label
American scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation
Title
American scream
Title remainder
Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation
Statement of responsibility
Jonah Raskin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Written as a cultural weapon and a call to arms, Howl touched a raw nerve in Cold War America and has been controversial from the day it was first read aloud nearly fifty years ago. This first full critical and historical study of Howl brilliantly elucidates the nexus of politics and literature in which it was written and gives striking new portraits of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs. Drawing from newly released psychiatric reports on Ginsberg, from interviews with his psychiatrist, Dr. Philip Hicks, and from the poet's journals, American Scream shows
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raskin, Jonah
Dewey number
  • 811.54
  • 811/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3513.I74
LC item number
H636 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Literature and mental illness
  • Poetry
  • Mental illness in literature
  • Beats (Persons)
Target audience
general
Label
American scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation, Jonah Raskin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Allen Ginsberg's Genius; 1 Poetickall Bomshell; 2 Family Business; 3 Trilling-esque Sense of "Civilization"; 4 Juvenescent Savagery; 5 Just like Russia; 6 Ladies, We Are Going through Hell; 7 Another Coast's Apple for the Eye; 8 Mythological References; 9 Famous Authorhood; 10 This Fiction Named Allen Ginsberg; 11 Best Minds; Notes and Sources; Index;
Extent
1 online resource (324 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939349
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000000552
  • (EBL)223201
  • (OCoLC)475927262
  • (SSID)ssj0000102417
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11124990
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000102417
  • (PQKBWorkID)10048721
  • (PQKB)11339100
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC223201
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000000552
Label
American scream : Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the making of the Beat Generation, Jonah Raskin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Allen Ginsberg's Genius; 1 Poetickall Bomshell; 2 Family Business; 3 Trilling-esque Sense of "Civilization"; 4 Juvenescent Savagery; 5 Just like Russia; 6 Ladies, We Are Going through Hell; 7 Another Coast's Apple for the Eye; 8 Mythological References; 9 Famous Authorhood; 10 This Fiction Named Allen Ginsberg; 11 Best Minds; Notes and Sources; Index;
Extent
1 online resource (324 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939349
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000000552
  • (EBL)223201
  • (OCoLC)475927262
  • (SSID)ssj0000102417
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11124990
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000102417
  • (PQKBWorkID)10048721
  • (PQKB)11339100
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC223201
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000000552

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