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Rise and decline of Beat literature

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dc.contributor.advisor Islam, Professor Syed Manzoorul
dc.contributor.author Tabassum, Afsana
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-09T15:06:11Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-09T15:06:11Z
dc.date.copyright 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-12
dc.identifier.other ID 12303002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/4987
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English, 2015. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 26- 28).
dc.description.abstract In the post-World War II America, beat generation started its journey to find a new vision of life that would enable people to experience life with freedom and hope; and to find that new vision, literature was the method that made the connection between the journey for the new vision and the new found faith and spirituality. Beat literature produced great literary works that would inspire generations to overcome personal struggle, as well as the fear of social and cultural restrictions, material society and global conflicts. This dissertation attempts to trace the origin of beat literature, its characteristics and its decline, as well as its remaining legacy as itcontinues to influence numerous subcultures and cultural and political movements. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Afsana Tabassum
dc.format.extent 28 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject English and humanities en_US
dc.subject Beat literature en_US
dc.title Rise and decline of Beat literature en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B.A. in English


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