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Scratching the Beat Surface: Essays on New Vision from Blake to Kerouac
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Reissue edition from Penguin USA (November 1, 1994)
9780140232523 | details & prices | 175 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $14.00
About: This insider's view of the Beat scene of the fifties and early sixties vividly marks the advancement of a new perception of art as "a living bio-alchemical organism" through essays by a poet and playwright who helped shape the movement.