The Beat Generation: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, Diane di Prima look back at an American cultural movement – Washington Post

“The main shift, and it comes about gradually, is realizing that you really will die,” Gary Snyder says. “It’s not a joke. You really have to die. Even though you think you know it already, you don’t know it until you feel it around the corner.” (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

 

In a trip along the California coast, five remnants of the literary generation — in their 80s and 90s — are found at work, extending their legacy

Source: The Beat Generation: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, Diane di Prima look back at an American cultural movement – Washington Post

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