The Portable Beat Reader Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


When did the Six Gallery reading take place? (from Some San Francisco Renaissance Poets Part One)


Where was Peter Orlovsky from? (from Other Fellow Travelers Part Two)


In "One Thousand Fearful Words for Fidel Castro," Ferlinghetti is convinced that Castro's cause is ___________. (from Some San Francisco Renaissance Poets Part One)


According to Norman Mailer's "The White Negro," to avoid conformity, hipsters adopted the styles of ______ who were kept out of mainstream American culture by force. (from Three Commentators on the Beat Generation)


Who is the daughter of Jack Kerouac and wrote a book about her experiences? (from Tales of Beatnik Glory)

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