Memoirs of a Beatnik

Memoirs of a Beatnik

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140235395
  • 208 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Long regarded as an underground classic for its gritty and unabashedly erotic portrayal of the Beat years, Memoirs of a Beatnik is a moving account of a powerful woman artist coming of age sensually and intellectually in a movement dominated by a small confederacy of men, many of whom she lived with and loved. Filled with anecdotes about her adventures in New York City, Diane di Prima’s memoir shows her learning to “raise her rebellion into art,” and making her way toward literary success. Memoirs of a Beatnik offers a fascinating narrative about the courage and triumphs of the imagination.
Memoirs of a Beatnik

Memoirs of a Beatnik

Diane DiPrima

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