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The New York beat generation symposium. Volume 1, The censorship years [videorecording] / presented by Thin Air Video.

Other Title:
NY beat generation symposium [videorecording]
Censorship years [videorecording]
NY beat generation show [videorecording]
Publication:
New York, NY : Thin Air Video, c2005.
Conference Name:
Beat Generation Conference (1994 : New York, N.Y.)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Video
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Beats (Persons) -- Congresses.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Literary readings.
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD-R, NTSC, Region 1.
Summary:
"Ginsberg and Beat historian Ann Charters lay historic pre-Kerouac tracks, drawing a lineage from F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'Lost geneation' and Malcolm Cowley's day. The Kerouac-Huncke tag 'Beat' (originally meaning 'beaten down') stuck as an optimistic rhythmic squiggle."--Container.
Participant:
Ann Charters, Allen Ginsberg, Ray Manzarek, Michael McClure, Jack Micheline, Gregory Corso, Edward De Grazia, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Anne Waldman, Joyce Johnson, Hettie Jones, Jan Kerouac, Ed Sanders, Hunter S. Thompson.
Credits:
Videography, editing, Mitch Corber.
Notes:
"Thin Air Video trilogy documenting the historic Beat Generation Symposium, NYU and Town Hall, May '94."--Container.
Originally released as The NY Beat Generation Show in 1995.
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Laura Jan Meyerson Poetry Fund.
Contributor:
Charters, Ann. , Panelist
Corber, Mitch. , Director
Corso, Gregory. , Panelist
De Grazia, Edward, 1927-2013. , Panelist
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence. , Panelist
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 , Panelist
Johnson, Joyce. , Panelist
Jones, Hettie. , Panelist
Kerouac, Jan, 1952- , Panelist
Manzarek, Ray. , Panelist
McClure, Michael. , Panelist
Micheline, Jack, 1929-1998. , Panelist
Sanders, Ed. , Panelist
Thompson, Hunter S. , Panelist
Waldman, Anne, 1945- , Panelist
Thin Air Video (Firm) , Distributor
Laura Jan Meyerson Poetry Fund.
OCLC:
243582009
Publisher Number:
101 Thin Air Video
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