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Can't Stop the Beat: The Life and Words of a Beat Poet

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Take a journey into the heart and passion of one of the most brilliant voices of the American Counter-Culture Movement. While men took the spotlight, it was women like ruth weiss who would breathe feminine spirit into the fight for equality between the sexes, the races, and the classes. Celebrated in Europe and under-acknowledged* in the US, during the course of her life ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Divine Arts
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ruth weiss (born 1928) is a German-born poet, performer, playwright and artist who made her home and career in the United States. weiss is an artist of the Beat Generation, a label she has recently embraced and that is used frequently by historians detailing her life and works.

weiss spells her name in lowercase as such as a symbolic protest against "law and order," since in her birthplace of Germa
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