feminism

Echoes of the Revolution: Diane di Prima and the Beat Generation

This essay originally appeared in Beatdom #17:               “We are in the middle of a bloody, heartrending revolution /…

4 years ago

Defining Beat: Era, Location, and the Importance of Considering Women

  The Beat Generation, though small in numbers, had a profound effect on the American literary tradition. Coming into existence…

4 years ago

Beaten White

The Beat Generation found itself mystified by the black culture of the time. This mystification granted them agency in manifesting…

6 years ago

A Negative Score on the Happiness List: The Economics of Hustling in Bonnie Bremser’s For Love of Ray

Bonnie Bremser’s road book For Love of Ray gives a harrowing account of the effects of poverty on travellers. Poverty…

6 years ago

Interview with Tom Huckabee: Taking Tiger Mountain

By Adrien Clerc   The story of the making of Taking Tiger Mountain is one of the strangest a movie-goer…

7 years ago

On Bitch Magazine’s Response to Joan’s Death

One of our readers, Devin Fahey, recently posted a link to the Beatdom FB page. The link was to a…

7 years ago

Poetess and Patriarch

An exploration of female Beat writers and their involvement with the second-wave feminist movement By Lee McRae   ‘American literature…

10 years ago

Women of the Beat Generation

History has not been kind to the women of the Beat Generation. Their presence is largely unknown to most casual…

14 years ago

This website uses cookies.