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Research Article: Performing Arts And The Beat Generation

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Performing Arts And The Beat Generation

While the works of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs garnered considerable public attention, they were not necessarily the first advocates or practitioners of the artistic philosophy that came to be associated with Beat writers. The notoriety of the Beats—particularly following Ginsberg’s premiere of “Howl” at the Six Gallery reading in San Francisco in 1955—in many respects eased the path for other unconventional artists to garner attention. Artists who had been working outside the mainstream saw in the Beats a validation of their own efforts, and as Beat style passed into the mainstream, the audience for other nontraditional artists’s work also grew. Like the Beat writers, contemporary artists in other disciplines—music, theatre, and film—wanted to convey an immediacy of experience, to break out...

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