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Allen Ginsberg Files. 21 Sept. 1967. JPG file.

The photo shows two of the most quintessential poets of the beat generation in their natural environment. It also shows snid bits of actual letters written to Jack from Allen


Ginsburg.

Allen Ginsburg Files: Part II. N.d. BeatGeneration. Web. 17 Dec. 2012.

The photo shows two of the most quintessential poets of the beat generation in their natural environment. It also shows snid bits of actual letters written to Jack from Allen


Ginsburg.

"The Beat Generation." The Literature Network. Jalic, 12 Nov. 2000. Web. 6 Nov.


2012. .

This photo showed people enjoying the works of a poet in a “beatnik café”. It shows the atmosphere and appreciation of poetry and the arts.

"The Beat Movement." Poetry through the Ages. Spicynodes, 13 Aug. 2008. Web. 6
Nov. 2012. .

This photo shows a group of famous poets during the beat movement. Some of those including Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsburg.

"Bongo Love." The Beat Generation. N.p., 12 Feb. 1997. Web. 21 Dec. 2012.
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This photo shows a activity commonly known by the world as beatniks, bongo drummers. This photo shows a group of beatniks playing in the street in the wondrous times of 1975.

Burroughs, William S., et al. The Beat Generation: The Topics. Comp. Anne
Waldman. New York: Gale, 2003. Print. Vol. 1 of The Beat Generation: A Gale
Critical Companion. 3 vols. The Beat Generation 1.

This volume goes into extent about the process and lives of many major poets in the Beat


Generation. It tells of their lives, their work and how society perceived them. Many details that most books don't have.

Ginsburg, Allen, perf. Howl: Parts I and II. Adapt. Academy of American Poets.


Harper, 1975. Poets Foundation. Web. 21 Dec. 2012. viewmedia.php/prmMID/15308>. This audioclip is of Allen Ginsburg in
August 9, 1975 when he recited his most famous poem Howl. A favorite of
mine, it shows his conviction and true talent.

Mofford, Juliet Haines, ed. The Beat Generation. New York: 1992, 1999. Print.

This book showed me so much more information than just words. It showed me manuscripts, photos and even journal entries of famous writers such as Ginsberg and Kaufman. So much information in one book.

Jack and I. N.d. Jack Kerouac: On the Road. Web. 21 Dec. 2012.
. This picture shows a large group of various poets and friends outside Greenwich in New York. It really shows the atmosphere and camaraderie between the group.

Kerouac, Jack. Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954. Ed.


Douglas Brinkley. New York: Penguin Group, 2004. Print.

Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954 was a personal look at the life of Jack Kerouac and his struggles living during the beat generation. It shows his inspirations, struggles with his writing, and his personal life as he made his way up to be the most famous beat poet ever known.

Kerouac, Jack, and Allen Ginsberg. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters.
Ed. Bill Morgan and David Stanford. London: Penguin Group, 2010. Print.

This book probably gave me the most information I could ask for. It was very intimate as it was a collection of actual letters written by two of the most famous and talented writers of the beat generation. It talked about the writing process, their struggles with pleasing their readers, making money and society in general. A very insightful book that I will be reading again.

Siegel, Lee. "Beat Generations." New York Times Book Review. 10 Oct. 2010: 31. eLibrary. Web. 05 Nov. 2012.

This was a wonderful review of some of the greatest and most famous poems and pieces written during the 50-60’s. The wake of the Beat Generation. It explored many of the elements shown in the pieces and how they affected society.



Secondary Source:

​"A Brief Guide to the Beat Poets." Poets: From the Academy of American Poets.


Academy of American Poets, 22 Mar. 1997. Web. 6 Nov. 2012. .

This website showed me exactly what beat poetry is and the issues and themes discussed. It


discussed the history of the beat generation and how it came to be.

"Beat Movement". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.


Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 15 Nov. 2012
.

This is just an encyclopedia entry on the beat generation. It gives a general history overall as what happened all over during the 50’s and 60’s and how the beat poets started a new form of poetry.

"Beat generation." Compton's by Britannica, v 6.0. 2009. eLibrary. Web. 05 Nov. 2012.

This article gave me insight of what it was like in the 50-60’s for the most famous poets of the time. It also showed me actual manuscripts written by the legendary writers themselves.

​"The Beat Generation." The Literature Network. Jalic, 12 Nov. 2000. Web. 6 Nov.
2012. .

This website showed multiple links to works by famous beat poets and gave detailed history of each and their effect on society during the 50s and 60s. It talked about the beat generation in general and its origins.



"The Beat Movement." Poetry through the Ages. Spicynodes, 13 Aug. 2008. Web. 6
Nov. 2012. .

This website took a different approach by giving a history of poetry in general and how it evolved into the beat poetry. It explains main focal points in this time and famous and noteworthy authors.


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