Beyond the road : Beat writing and its socio-cultural contexts

Van Rompaey, Christopher. 2004, Beyond the road : Beat writing and its socio-cultural contexts, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Beyond the road : Beat writing and its socio-cultural contexts
Author Van Rompaey, Christopher.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2004
Keyword(s) American literature - History and criticism - 20th century
Beat generation
Summary This study looks at the contribution of Beat Generation writers to the post-World-War II reinvigoration of the American literary tradition. It challenges the reductive judgements of many critics and demonstrates that the Beat phenomenon was as much an expression of its historical moment as a rebellion against it.
Language eng
Description of original iv, 279 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 810.90054
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