Shortly after world war two, three men got together and changed the literary world forever. They were a group of writers and free thinkers who rejected conventional society and the taboo of the day. They believed in writing without censorship. It began with Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac.
Today I have part one of the Beat Movement and the Beatniks.
Show notes and links:
- Jack Kerouac – Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999) (imdb.com)
- Beat Generation – Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Everything You Need to Know About The Beat Generation (cheatsheet.com)
- “This is the Beat Generation” by John Clellon Holmes (litkicks.com)
- Rebels: A Journey Underground: #2 – A New Kind of Bohemian (youtube.com)
- Jack Kerouac / The Beat Generation (youtube.com)
- JACK KEROUAC on THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW with Steve Allen 1959 (youtube.com)