The Beats – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 73

In this episode, David Sterritt introduces the Beats, the generation of writers in the 1950s and 1960s who broke taboos and countered conservative culture to change American literature.

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David Sterritt is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Film at Long Island University and Editor-in-Chief of the Quarterly Review of Film and Video. He is also the former Chair of the National Society of Film Critics.

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