By Véronique Lane
While clarifying the level of Burroughs, Ginsberg and Kerouac's engagements with French literature and tradition, in-depth research in their textual appropriations emphasises transformations of their perspectives of literature, philosophy and politics, which support us comprehend the early Beat circle used to be divided from the beginning. The book's close-readings additionally remodel our conception of Burroughs' cut-up perform, Kerouac's spontaneous prose, and Ginsberg's poetics of open secrecy.
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The French Genealogy of the Beat Generation: Burroughs, Ginsberg and Kerouac's Appropriations of Modern Literature, from Rimbaud to Michaux by Véronique Lane