Scriptures for a generation. What we were reading in the '60s.
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, 254pp., very good dust-jacket, light wear around edges, very good orange cloth CONTENTS: Mythologizing the '60s -- '60s readers and '60s texts -- '60s texts and '60s writers -- Postscripts and summations. ISBN 0820316415. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 39582
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Featured are bona fide 1960s classics ranging from Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet and Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five to Carlos Casteneda's The Teachings of Don Juan and the Boston Women's Health Book Collective's Our Bodies, Ourselves. Represented as well are such works of revered elders as Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf and Henry David Thoreau's Walden. Beidler's coverage also extends to works of the early 1970s that are textual and spiritual extensions of the 1960s: the Portola Institute's Last Whole Earth Catalog, Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, and others.
Inhaltsangabe: A look at the books behind the youth movements of the sixties. It contains discussions of artists including: Richard Alpert; James Baldwin; William Blake; Carlos Casteneda; Kurt Vonnegut; the Boston Women's Health Collective; Hermann Hesse; Kate Millet; Herbert Marcuse; Sylvia Plath; and Malcolm X.
Titel: Scriptures for a generation. What we were ...
Verlag: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1994
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
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