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The library on Page Street of the Haight-Ashbury district is stashed with works written by or covering great authors and bands of that area. Inside, one can locate single sections dedicated to the Grateful Dead and Jack Kerouac. 428 more words

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Encyclopedia Britannica acknowledges Beaux Arts connections

Finally, the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica online have named the Beaux Arts in their articles on Jack Kerouac and Jim Morrison as a coffeehouse which Kerouac frequented in the final years of his life and the coffee house in which Morrison first read his poetry before an audience: 378 more words

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Howl - Allen Ginsberg and the birth of the Beat Generation!

Allen Ginsberg single-handedly rescued poetry for me.  I had it destroyed for me in Primary School. The teacher’s view of poetry was to get us (nine and ten year olds) to learn a poem by rote each week. 3,166 more words

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The poem that opened up worlds for me.

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg - Beat came like a breath of fresh air from the dungeons of Jazz - a guest piece I wrote for Matt at the Beat Company.

Beat came like a breath of fresh air from the dungeons of Jazz.

There was nothing special where I grew up; a little estate in the satellite towns around London. 964 more words

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Jack Kerouac - What he meant to writing, life and the sixties.

Jack opened a door and let a new stream of light come flooding in. It swept the old dull formula away.

Before Jack there was a structure and form. 577 more words

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I wrote this piece in 2015

Jack Kerouac day!!

Well I’ve had a number of days dedicated to some of my favourite Rock Stars – Roy Harper, Nick Harper, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. I thought it was time to branch out a little. 348 more words

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