College Literature, Volume 27, Number 1 (Special Issue: Teaching Beat Literature), Winter 2000

Contains Douglas G. Baldwin's essay "'Word Begets Image and Image Is Virus': Undermining Language and Film in the Works of William S. Burroughs", pp. 63-83.

Also contains "Intersection Points: Teaching William Burroughs's Naked Lunch", by Timothy S. Murphy, pp. 84-102.

Published in West Chester, West Chester University in Winter of 2000.

Bibliographic Information: 

  • Shoaf IV.244
  • Not in Schottlaender (v4)
  • Raven 20000100CLIT.27.1
  • Jennie Skerl: "Introduction: The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual in Academe" (essay)
  • Ann Douglas: "'Telepathic Shock and Meaning Excitement': Kerouac's Poetics of Intimacy" (essay)
  • Ronna C. Johnson: "'You're putting me on': Jack Kerouac and the Postmodern Emergence" (essay)
  • Nancy McCampbell Grace: "A White Man in Love: A Study of Race, Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in Jack Kerouac's Maggie Cassidy, The Subterraneans, and Tristessa" (essay)
  • Douglas G. Baldwin: "'Word Begets Image and Image Is Virus': Undermining Language and Film in the Works of William S. Burroughs" (essay)
  • Timothy S. Murphy: "Intersection Points: Teaching William Burroughs's Naked Lunch" (essay)
  • Terence Diggory: "Allen Ginsberg's Urban Pastoral" (essay)
  • Robert Kern: "Mountains and Rivers Are Us: Gary Snyder and the Nature of the Nature of Nature" (essay)
  • Maria Damon: "Triangulated Desires and Tactical Silences in the Beat Hipscape: Bob Kaufman and Others" (essay)
  • A. Robert Lee: "Chicanismo's Beat Outrider? The Texts and Contexts of Oscar Zeta Acosta" (essay)
  • Anthony Waine and Jonathan Woolley: "'Blissful, Torn, Intoxicated': Brinkmann, Fauser, Wondratschek and the Beats" (essay)
  • Jaap van der Bent: "'O fellow travelers I write you a poem in Amsterdam': Allen Ginsberg, Simon Vinkenoog, and the Dutch Beat Connection" (essay)
  • Oliver Harris: "Beating the Academy" (essay)
  • William Lawlor: "A Compact Guide to Sources for Teaching the Beats" (essay)
  • Cornel Bonca: "The Women Who Stayed Home From the Orgy" (reviews of Women of the Beat Generation: The Writers, Artists, and Muses at the Heart of a Revolution, ed. Brenda Knight; A Different Beat: Writings by Women of the Beat Generation, ed Richard Peabody)
  • Regina Weinreich: "The Beat Generation os Now About Everything" (reviews of The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters 1944-1960, by Steven Watson; Beat Culture and the New America 1950-1965, ed. Lisa Phillips; Mad to Be Saved: The Beats, the 50s, and Film, by David Sterritt)
Publishing Information: 
  • Editor: Kostas Myrsiades
  • Guest Editor: Jennie Skerl
  • Associate Editors: Linda S. Myrsiades, John S. Ward
  • Editorial Assistant: Andi Hubbard
  • Book Review Editor: Joseph Urgo, Bryant College
  • Art Director: Peggy Schiff Hill
  • Advisory Editors: Peter Baker, Michael Brooks, Robert Fletcher, Alan France, Patrick McHugh, Alan Nadel, Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey, Lalita Pandit, Mrie A. Plasse, Geetha Ramanathan, Maureen T. Reddy, Lydia Schultz, Carol Schloss, Cheryl B. Torsney, Michael Zeitlin
  • Graduate Assistant: Richard Terpstra
  • Intern: Amy McDermott
  • Cover Art: Gordon Ball


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