Books Like Beat Movement by | Suggested Reading

This Study Guide consists of approximately 51 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Beat Movement.
This section contains 262 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beat Movement Study Guide

In 2000, literary historian Thomas Newhouse published The Beat Generation and the Popular Novel in the United States, 1945-1970. Newhouse provides history and criticism on popular American novels in chapters covering "The War at Home: The Novel of Juvenile Delinquency," "Hipsters, Beats, and Supermen," "Breaking the Last Taboo: The Gay Novel," and "Which Way Is Up? The Drug Novel."

Thomas Owens provides a thorough look at the innovative and controversial style of jazz that came alive in the 1940s and 1950s in Bebop: The Music and Its Players (1995). Focusing on the roots of bebop and moving into a study of its major players, including Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Owens presents a readable, yet studious, account of the music and the techniques of the musicians. Serious jazz lovers will enjoy this work.

In Michael Leja's 1993 book Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s, the...

(read more)

This section contains 262 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beat Movement Study Guide
Copyrights
Literary Movements for Students
Beat Movement from Literary Movements for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook