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The Literature of the Beat Movement
Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: ENGL.2740;
Explores both the writings and the personal lives of a loose confederation of poets, novelists, and essayist who emerged onto the American literary and cultural scene following World War II and who came to be known as the -Beat Generation.+ The primary focus will be on the life and writings of Lowell native Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) with others of the -beat circle+ included as well, i.e., Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Diana DiPrima, etc.
Prerequisites & Notes
- Prerequisites: ENGL.1010/1020 pre-req
- Special Notes: LT
- Credits: 3;
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