Beat: The Latter Days of the Beat Generation. Ray Bremser, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Diane di Prima, Bob Kaufman, Ken Kesey, Jack Micheline, Anne Waldman.
Beat: The Latter Days of the Beat Generation

Beat: The Latter Days of the Beat Generation

ISBN: 9781570273438
Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia, 2018. First Edition. Softcover. "Beat is an unfiltered chronicle of the wild escapades of those who made the living poetry that expressed the atomic age and beyond...First-hand accounts from East Coast to West Coast, Prague to Kathmandu, Andy Clausen was there. Clausen's eyewitness memoirs stories anecdotes revelations of the generation that changed poetry music literature & ushered in the psychedelic era is infused with the underlying premise that Beat is Alive." (from back cover) A memoir by Andy Clausen, the Belgian-born American poet & educator who commiserated & toured beside the original giants of the Beat Generation, along with their related colleagues & progeny, since the late 1960s. An ongoing wild ride of readings & happenings with Ray Bremser, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso (with whom Clausen was especially close), Diane di Prima, Bob Kaufman, Ken Kesey, Jack Micheline, Anne Waldman & many others is recounted with an insider's exuberance & insight ("A First-Hand Account" as subtitled on front cover). With reproductions of wonderful pen-&-ink illustrations of the Beats & Co. by Michael Woyczuk throughout. Trade-format softcover original, first edition. A delightful & rewarding personal history of the later, ultra-influential lives, works & performances of the Beat Generation. In very fine condition with only a bit of rubbing to front, back covers & spine; a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #4290]

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