The Resource Capturing the beat moment : cultural politics and the poetics of presence, Erik Mortenson, (electronic resource)

Capturing the beat moment : cultural politics and the poetics of presence, Erik Mortenson, (electronic resource)

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Capturing the beat moment : cultural politics and the poetics of presence
Title
Capturing the beat moment
Title remainder
cultural politics and the poetics of presence
Statement of responsibility
Erik Mortenson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book investigates the cultural construction of immediacy in Beat writing. It places an expanded canon of Beat writers in an early postmodern context that highlights their importance in American poetics and outlines the effects of gender and race on Beat writing in the postwar years. Mortenson argues that Beat writers focused on action, desire, and spontaneity to establish an authentic connection to the world around them. He challenges the stereotype of the Beats as simply timeless hipsters by demonstrating their importance to our understanding of the changes occurring in America in the middle of the twentieth century.--[book cover]
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mortenson, Erik
Dewey number
  • 810.9/0054
  • 810.90054
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS228.B6
LC item number
M66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beats (Persons)
  • American literature
Label
Capturing the beat moment : cultural politics and the poetics of presence, Erik Mortenson, (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
Introduction: rethinking the beats -- Being present: authenticity in postwar America -- The visionary state: uniting past, present, and future -- Immanence and transcendence: Reich, orgasm, and the body -- Recording the moment: the role of the photograph in beat representation -- Getting together: heterotopia and the moment as a social site -- Conclusion: making the most of the moment
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613674739
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000035135
  • (EBL)1354411
  • (OCoLC)856870143
  • (SSID)ssj0000521361
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11364275
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521361
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517545
  • (PQKB)10444245
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354411
  • (OCoLC)730524453
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse3489
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000035135
Label
Capturing the beat moment : cultural politics and the poetics of presence, Erik Mortenson, (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
Introduction: rethinking the beats -- Being present: authenticity in postwar America -- The visionary state: uniting past, present, and future -- Immanence and transcendence: Reich, orgasm, and the body -- Recording the moment: the role of the photograph in beat representation -- Getting together: heterotopia and the moment as a social site -- Conclusion: making the most of the moment
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613674739
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000035135
  • (EBL)1354411
  • (OCoLC)856870143
  • (SSID)ssj0000521361
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11364275
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521361
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517545
  • (PQKB)10444245
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354411
  • (OCoLC)730524453
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse3489
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000035135

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