Category Archives: Beatnik

‘The Hungryalists’ by Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury

Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury is a Bangalore-based poet and writer. She is the author of the poetry collection Benaras: Where Even the Present is Ancient and the non-fiction title Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengali Cinema’s First Couple, which was nominated … Continue reading

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Dr. Rima Bhattacharya : The Common Thread Between the Beats and the Hungryalists.

Abstract: This paper traces the geographical expansion of the trend of writing Language Poetry from the 1950s, which gradually influenced the broader spectrum of literature world-wide. A new group of uprising poets known as the Language poets were opting for … Continue reading

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Allen Ginsberg’s letter to Abu Sayeed Ayyub about Hungry Generation Movement

704 East, 5th Street, NYC, Apt 5A, USA, October 6, 1964 Dear Abu Sayyed Obviously my note to you was stupidly peremptory or short witted and I am sorry I got your goat, possibly or probably I deserve to be … Continue reading

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