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776. Beat Poetics' Cambridge-Boston Origins

Wednesday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence East, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Nancy McCampbell Grace, Coll. of Wooster

1. "At Battle's End: V. R. 'Bunny' Lang and Beat Beginnings in Cambridge," Kevin Killian, California Coll. of the Arts

2. "'And from a Window Cambridge Is Not All That Bad': Gregory Corso and The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems (1955)," Ronna Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.

3. "John Wieners on the Backside of Beacon Hill," Maria Damon, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities


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