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The Portable Beat Reader by Ann Charters
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Jan 23, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: shortfiction, potree

I really like this collection. The selections are illustrative of body of works and the critical notes and background are good. I do think Bob Dylan's inclusion in this anthology is a bit odd. I mean INFLUENCED by the Beats okay (but then again, that would also include half the creative writing department of where I went to college)but as an example of Beats? Nope.
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