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'Blissful, torn, intoxicated' : Brinkmann, Fauser, Wondratschek and the beats.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2000
<mark>Journal</mark>College Literature
Issue number1
Number of pages22
Pages (from-to)177-198
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Examines the literary works of German poets Wolf Wondratschek, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann and Jorg Fauser and their allusions to the Beat Movement. Americanization of the West German society and culture; Why Wondratschek referred the writers in the United States as being father figures; Analysis of Brinkmann's poem `Hearing One of Those Classic'; Beat generation's influence in the writings of Fauser.