The Beat generation emphasized intellect, so their style was simple, understated, and free of decoration. They favored wearing all black, and women often wore dark eye makeup to complete the look. Berets were a must-have, as were flats. Women wore chunky oversized sweaters with cowl collars, slim-fitting pencil skirts, or tight slacks...

le beatnik, c'est chic: mayara marchi by paul bellaart for uk glamour october 2012

beats. Check out Brigette's review of Jack Kerouac's On The Road here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/brigette-reviews-on-the-road/

Beat Generation Mostly all these People mentioned in the book On the Road from Jack

Beatnik Glossary List

dulltooldimbulb: Beatnik Lingo courtesy the wonderful website of actor Jeff Bridges Dull Tool Dim Bulb

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure (floor) San Francisco (1957) Photo by Nat Farbman

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure (floor) San Francisco Photo by Nat Farbman (The Beat Generation)

Folk of Genius: The 5 most unusual habits of Jack Kerouac

Rare photo of Jack Kerouac, late What he accomplished with alcohol is staggering; what he might have accomplished without is forever a mystery. I believe most of his books were actually written while in sober state.

Jack Kerouac Desk - Nearly finished? Lost in spools. The draft of Jack Kerouac’s Beat-defining phenomenon ‘On the Road’ appeared to the world in April 1951 as a single 36 metre (120-foot) role of paper.

Jack Kerouac Desk - Lost in spools. The draft of Jack Kerouac’s Beat-defining phenomenon ‘On the Road’ appeared to the world in April 1951 as a single 36 metre role of paper.

Basic Beatnik: The Square's Guide to Hip Talk * Denver Post, May 11, 1959 #Beat #Generation

Basic Beatnik: The Square's Guide to Hip Talk, Denver Post, May 1959 Beat Generation

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