Researching, writing and teaching about the Beat Generation movement

Vol. 5, Issue 1 – April 2011 - The Beat Studies Association

Capturing the Beat Moment: Cultural Politics and the Poetics of Presence by Erik Mortensen.  Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2011
Reviewed by Phil Dickinson

Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press by Jeff Weddle.  Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2007
Reviewed by Nancy M. Grace

Wow!—Ted Joans Lives! (2010); Rebel Roar: The Sound of Michael McClure (2008); As We Cover the Streets: Janine Pommy Vega (2003) by Kurt Hemmer and Tom Knoff (DVD video).  Harper College
Reviewed by Terence Diggory

Films by Gordon BallDir. Gordon Ball.  Gordon Ball DVD, 2010
Reviewed by Kurt Hemmer

White Hand Society: The Psychedelic Partnership of Timothy Leary & Allen Ginsberg by Peter Conners.  San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2010
Reviewed by Marc Olmsted

The Etiquette of Freedom: Gary Snyder, Jim Harrison, and The Practice of the Wild.  Ed. Paul Ebenkamp.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2010
Reviewed by Tom Pynn