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The BSA and Pace University Press have published the third volume of the Journal of Beat Studies. Here's the Table of Contents.

Journal of Beat Studies Volume #3 Table of Contents

Letter From the Editors

 

The St. Louis Clique: Burroughs, Kammerer, and Carr by Dustin Griffin

Entering the “Gate of Nondualism”: Gary Snyder’s “On Vulture Peak” and Mahāyāna Shūnyatā by Todd Giles

John Wieners in the Matrix of Massachusetts Institutions: A Psychopoeticgeography by Maria Damon

The Enigmatic Relationship of Poets Isabelle Gardner and Gregory Corso by Marian Janssen

Review of Pilgrims to Elsewhere: Reflections on Writings by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Bob Kaufman and Others by Gregory Stephenson. Review by Todd Giles

Review of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the ‘Weird Cult” by David S.Wills. Review by Oliver Harris

Review of Texts and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture by Simon Warner. Review by David Sterritt

Reviews of The Beats: A Very Short Introduction by David Sterritt and The Beat Generation: A Beginner’s Guide by Christopher Gair. A Discussion of Introductory Texts on Beat Writers by Matt Theado

The Beat Index 2013­ – A list of Beat Scholarship published in 2013 (abstracts included when available)

Contributors Biographies

For essay abstracts, see the Journal of Beat Studies home page.