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The so-called Beat Generation was a whole bunch of people, of all different nationalities, who came to the conclusion that society sucked. -- Amiri Baraka

A deadly violin key or a centipede ampersand? Helgon & Hetsporrar: Poetry from the Beat Generation and San Francisco Renaissance, 1960. Book cover by Olle Eksell. via 50watts.com/...

French magazine article on the Beat Generation.

Baudelaire fue un poeta, crítico de arte y traductor francés. Fue llamado poeta maldito, debido a su vida de bohemia y excesos, y a la visión del mal que impregna su obra. Las influencias más importantes sobre él fueron Théophile Gautier, Joseph de Maistre (de quien dijo que le había enseñado a pensar) y, en particular, Edgar Allan Poe, a quien tradujo extensamente.

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The story opens in the late summer of 1955. Nineteen year old Harry Preston, having been granted an early discharge from national service with the RAF, moves to London from a small English provincial town. Fancying himself as a writer, he drifts towards the central district of Soho, where he meets an out of work actor, James Street. Street introduces Harry to the bohemian way of life and the novel recounts their misadventures.

Beat Generation Cookbook, 1961