beat generation meaning

  "beat generation" in a sentence
  • Noun: beat generation
    1. A United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favoured modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop)
      - beats, beatniks

    Type of: youth subculture

    Encyclopedia: Beat generation

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  1. Wallach Hall was also home to Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac.
  2. They came to hear the Bard of the Beat Generation.
  3. A new biography of Jack Kerouac revisits the Beat generation.
  4. The Source : The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation,
  5. He wrote poetry that influenced and was influenced by the Beat Generation.

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