Conari Press, October 1996. Hardcover. Used - Acceptable / Fair. Item #275683
With fascinating biographies, over 40 rare photos, and never-before-published writing, "Women of the Beat Generation" captures the life and work of 40 women who broke with tradition during the uptight 50s.
A fascinating anthology of the life, times, and writings of 40 women from the Beat era, this volume includes a bibliography for each woman, anecdotal information, rare archival photographs. Featuring illuminating commentary by Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg, this book mines an important but often overlooked motherlode of talent and sheds light on some of the best minds of the Beat generation. 15 photos. Jacket adhered to endpapers; also chipped and laminant pulling away.