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299. Women Poets of the Beat Movement: Diane di Prima, Sandra Hochman, and ruth weiss

Friday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence East, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Tatum L. Petrich, Montclair State Univ.

1. "'Birth of the Cool': Diane di Prima's Affective Bearing in The Floating Bear: A Newsletter," Lisa Chinn, Emory Univ.

2. "The Urban Eclogue as Social and Gender Commentary in Sandra Hochman's Manhattan Pastures," Jill E. Anderson, Middle Tennessee State Univ.

3. "'Women Whose Words Beat Sparks upon the Anvil': Gender, Creativity, and Intertextuality in the Beat Poetry of ruth weiss," Mary Paniccia Carden, Edinboro Univ. of Pennsylvania


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Poetry

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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