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The Resource The beats : a graphic history, text by Harvey Pekar et. al. ; art by Ed Piskor et. al. ; edited by Paul Buhle

The beats : a graphic history, text by Harvey Pekar et. al. ; art by Ed Piskor et. al. ; edited by Paul Buhle

Label
The beats : a graphic history
Title
The beats
Title remainder
a graphic history
Statement of responsibility
text by Harvey Pekar et. al. ; art by Ed Piskor et. al. ; edited by Paul Buhle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This revelatory and exhilarating and funny book not only tells us of the Beat generation, but of a time when we as individuals felt truly free. It is as fresh and pertinent as the latest scholarly history only far more entertaining--Studs Terkel
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pekar, Harvey
Dewey number
810.9/0054
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS228.B6
LC item number
P45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buhle, Paul
  • Piskor, Ed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kerouac, Jack
  • Cassady, Neal
  • Cassady, Carolyn
  • Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • McClure, Michael
  • Di Prima, Diane
  • Burroughs, William S
  • Snyder, Gary
  • Rexroth, Kenneth
  • Beat generation
  • Beat generation
  • Beat generation
  • Beat generation
  • Authors, American
  • Poets, American
  • Poets, American
  • Poets, American
  • Beat generation
  • Beat generation
  • American literature
  • Zen Buddhism
  • Graphic novel
Label
The beats : a graphic history, text by Harvey Pekar et. al. ; art by Ed Piskor et. al. ; edited by Paul Buhle
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Michael McClure
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Philip Whalen
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Between Rexroth and Gary Snyder in the Bay Area
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Robert Duncan
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • The Beats: Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs.
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Gregory Corso
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • LeRoi Jones
  • Amiri Baraka
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Charles Olson
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Robert Creeley
  • Jack Kerouac
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • City Lights and the Beats in San Francisco
  • Paul Buhle and Nancy J. Peters, art by Jay Kinney
  • Kenneth Patchen
  • Harvey Pekar and Nick Thorkelson, art by Nick Thorkelson
  • Lamantia
  • Nancy J. Peters and Penelope Rosemont, art by Summer McClinton
  • Gary Snyder
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Peter Kuper
  • Diane di Prima
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Harvey Pekar and Mary Fleener, art by Mary Fleener
  • The janitor
  • story and art by Jerome Neukirch
  • Beatnik Chicks
  • Joyce Brabner, art by Summer McClinton
  • Jay DeFeo: the Rose
  • Trina Robbins, art by Anne Timmons
  • Art Beats
  • story and art by Gary Dumm
  • Jazz and poetry
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Lance Tooks
  • The harassment of d.a. levy
  • Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle, art by Gary Dumm
  • Tuli Kupferberg
  • Jeffrey Lewis and Tuli Kupferberg, art by Jeffrey Lewis
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • William S. Burroughs
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • The Beats: perspectives.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 199 p.
Isbn
9780809094967
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043350
Other control number
9780809094967
Other physical details
chiefly ill., music
System control number
  • sky104376474
  • (OCoLC)243544636
  • 788762
Label
The beats : a graphic history, text by Harvey Pekar et. al. ; art by Ed Piskor et. al. ; edited by Paul Buhle
Publication
Contents
  • The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Michael McClure
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Philip Whalen
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Between Rexroth and Gary Snyder in the Bay Area
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Robert Duncan
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • The Beats: Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs.
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Gregory Corso
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • LeRoi Jones
  • Amiri Baraka
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Charles Olson
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Robert Creeley
  • Jack Kerouac
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • City Lights and the Beats in San Francisco
  • Paul Buhle and Nancy J. Peters, art by Jay Kinney
  • Kenneth Patchen
  • Harvey Pekar and Nick Thorkelson, art by Nick Thorkelson
  • Lamantia
  • Nancy J. Peters and Penelope Rosemont, art by Summer McClinton
  • Gary Snyder
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Peter Kuper
  • Diane di Prima
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • Harvey Pekar and Mary Fleener, art by Mary Fleener
  • The janitor
  • story and art by Jerome Neukirch
  • Beatnik Chicks
  • Joyce Brabner, art by Summer McClinton
  • Jay DeFeo: the Rose
  • Trina Robbins, art by Anne Timmons
  • Art Beats
  • story and art by Gary Dumm
  • Jazz and poetry
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Lance Tooks
  • The harassment of d.a. levy
  • Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle, art by Gary Dumm
  • Tuli Kupferberg
  • Jeffrey Lewis and Tuli Kupferberg, art by Jeffrey Lewis
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • William S. Burroughs
  • Harvey Pekar, art by Ed Piskor
  • The Beats: perspectives.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 199 p.
Isbn
9780809094967
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043350
Other control number
9780809094967
Other physical details
chiefly ill., music
System control number
  • sky104376474
  • (OCoLC)243544636
  • 788762

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