Poetry for the Beat Generation is the debut album of American novelist and poet Jack Kerouac and was originally released in 1959. Kerouac is accompanied by Steve Allen on the piano. All songs were written by Kerouac. The album is included in the CD box set The Jack Kerouac Collection. October in the Railroad Earth" – 7:08. Charlie Parker" – 3:43. The Sounds of the Universe Coming in My Window" – 3:14. Goofing at the Table" – 1:42. Bowery Blues" – 3:48.
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The beat generation was a movement of people who embraced originality and individuality . The beat generation was one of the largest cultural movements of the 20th century. What started off as a literary phenomenon soon progressed to a life-changing attitude for thousands of people around the world. It embraced originality and individuality in the way people thought and acted, throwing out the old rules of literature, music, sex and religion. The effects are still felt in the world today. Most people regard the writer Jack Kerouac as the king of the beats. It was Kerouac who coined the phrase beat, by proclaiming that his was a Beat Generation
So, Beat authors ended up out in the world fighting for sexual liberation, studying in Buddhist monasteries, doing a lot of drug. nd then burning out, killing themselves, battling serious addictions, or reinventing themselves anew. The whole thrust behind the idea of the Beat movement was to treat our most authentic, uncensored human thoughts and desires as high art. And let those stuffy academics and old-school social mores be damned. Fighting for such revolutionary values proved so demanding that the Beat authors didn't have a ton of time to publish books, to be honest. Or just say whatever comes into your head and call it art? Well, you can thank the Beat generation for the freedom to do so. The Beats killed censorship dead.
After World War II, the writers of the Beat Generation became a prominent part of the American literature scene. These writers explored themes such as sexual and drug-related experimentation, Eastern religions, the rejection of materialism and prominently featured intense portrayals of the human condition. Read on for a taste of some of the most influential poems that defined the generation. Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’. Perhaps the most influential poem of the Beat Generation, ‘Howl’ is an epic poem written by Allen Ginsberg in 1955. The poem contains many extensive and explicit references to illegal drugs and sexual activities, making it widely controversial during its time.
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