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Who Were the Beat Poets?

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Jim Morrison Report Abuse
also singer of the Doors. buried in the poets graveyard in France.
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Wally Hedrick Report Abuse
Organized one of the first beat poetry readings
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Kenneth Rexroth Report Abuse
He let the beat poet's use his apartment to showcase their poetry.
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William Carlos Williams Report Abuse
Though not technically a beat poet, he was Allen Ginsburg's mentor.
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti Report Abuse
He owns the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. It is a great place to visit if you get a chance.
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Carolyn Cassady Report Abuse
Neal Cassady's wife
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Lucien Carr Report Abuse
The guy who introduced the three most famous beat poets: Allen Ginsburg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs.
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Diane di Prima Report Abuse
A female beat poet
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Neal Cassady Report Abuse
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William S. Burroughs Report Abuse
Naked Lunch is a surreal book. Add it to your reading list when you are feeling too cemented in reality.
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Allen Ginsberg Report Abuse
His most famous poem is "Howl," but he had many other great poems.
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Jack Kerouac Report Abuse
He wrote On the Road and many very influential poems.
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