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Book/Printed Material Hip sublime : Beat writers and the classical tradition

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Title

  • Hip sublime : Beat writers and the classical tradition

Summary

  • "With essays that cover canonical Beat authors such as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs as well as less well-known figures like Kenneth Rexroth, Ed Sanders, and Diane di Prima, this volume focuses on the Beat movement's appropriation of the Greek and Latin classics as a formative element of their literary movement"-- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Murnaghan, Sheila, 1951- editor.
  • Rosen, Ralph Mark, editor.

Created / Published

  • Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2018]

Contents

  • Beats visiting hell: katabasis in Beat literature / Stephen Dickey -- "Thalatta, Thalatta!": Xenophon, Joyce, and Kerouac / Christopher Gair -- "The final fix" and "The transcendent kingdom": the quest in the early work of William S. Burroughs / Loni Reynolds -- The invention of sincerity: Allen Ginsberg and the philology of the margins / Matthew Pfaff -- Radical brothers-in-arms: Gaius and Hank at the racetrack / Marguerite Johnson -- Riffing on Catullus: Robert Creeley's poetics of adultery / Nick Selby -- Sappho comes to the Lower East Side: Ed Sanders, the sixties avant-garde, and fictions of Sappho / Jennie Skerl -- Robert Duncan and Pindar's dance / Victoria Moul -- Kenneth Rexroth: Greek anthologist / Gideon Nisbet -- Philip Whalen and the classics: "A walking grove of trees" / Jane Falk -- Troubling classical and Buddhist traditions in Diane di Prima's Loba / Nancy M. Grace and Tony Trigilio -- Towards a post-Beat poetics: Charles Olson's localism and the second sophistic / Richard Fletcher -- Afterword: "Standing at a juncture of planes" / Nancy M. Grace and Jennie Skerl.

Headings

  • -  Beats (Persons)
  • -  Authors, American--20th century
  • -  American literature--20th century--History and criticism
  • -  Classical literature--Influence

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (x, 292 pages)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PS228.B6

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019667619

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  • Unrestricted online access

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Chicago citation style:

Murnaghan, Sheila, Editor. Hip sublime: Beat writers and the classical tradition. editeds by Rosen, Ralph Mark [Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2018] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667619/.

APA citation style:

Murnaghan, S., Rosen, R. M., ed. (2018) Hip sublime: Beat writers and the classical tradition. [Columbus: The Ohio State University Press] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667619/.

MLA citation style:

Murnaghan, Sheila, Editor. Hip sublime: Beat writers and the classical tradition. ed by Rosen, Ralph Mark [Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2018] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667619/>.