Review: Translating the Counterculture

Erik Mortenson’s Translating the Counterculture: The Reception of the Beats in Turkey examines the way the Beat Generation is taught,…

3 years ago

Hunter S. Thompson Translated into Chinese

In the past few months, we've brought you news about Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs being translated…

5 years ago

Allen Ginsberg’s Chinese Translations

Last week, I updated an old post on Chinese translations of Jack Kerouac's novels. The article proved surprisingly popular, in…

5 years ago

The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

In 1995 a scholar named Jorge Garcia-Robles wrote a long essay about William S. Burroughs’ time in Mexico, partly based…

8 years ago

The Beat Generation, Gonzo Journalism, and Crap Writing

A discussion of the impact of the Beat Generation and Gonzo Journalism on poor writing.

11 years ago

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