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“A Fleeting Moment in a Floating World”: The Women of the Beat Generation Through Allen Ginsberg’s Eyes

“The whole Beat scene had very little to do with the participation of women as artists themselves. The real communication…

3 years ago

John Clellon Holmes’ Existentialist Dilemma

In her essay, “John Clellon Holmes and Existentialism”, Ann Charters leaves the reader with a question:  To the degree that…

5 years ago

Naked Performativity: Examining the Work of William Burroughs

“When you look back over a year on the junk, it seems like no time at all” — William Burroughs,…

6 years ago

Reconsidering the Importance of the Joan Anderson Letter

It’s been an exciting few years for fans of the Beat Generation. Since Beatdom was founded, we have seen the…

6 years ago

Peter Orlovsky, a Life in Words: Intimate Chronicles of a Beat Writer

Here at Beatdom we have always had a fondness for Peter Orlovsky, and were surprised and delighted to hear about…

7 years ago

Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

We recently passed a watershed moment in modern American literature, as November, 2012, marked sixty years since John Clellon Holmes…

8 years ago

Dig This ~ Ann and Samuel Charters Read Beat Poetry

We found this while doing some research on the Charters' Book, Brother-Souls:John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation.…

8 years ago

Beatdom 12 ~ The Crime Issue ~ Coming Soon!!!

Yes, friends, Beatdom Issue Twelve is on it's way and today we unveil the cover, featuring the lovely Zeena Schreck…

9 years ago

Something New! Beatdom Book Club Discussion Group – “Brother-Souls”

When we interviewed Ann Charters in our current issue, Beatdom Eleven, she brought up the relationship between Jack Kerouac and…

9 years ago

The Nature of Beatdom Issue 11

Dear Readers, We certainly hope that you like to look at pictures - because this is about as many as…

9 years ago

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