Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 4 min., 1 sec.
Creator: Dr. Frederic Spielberg
Description: Spielberg discusses the Beatnik poetry movement, both superficial and deeper aspects, and how the term "Beatnik" is a misnomer. He reads from several poems.
Lecture begins 47 seconds into recording, and is cut off at end of recording.
Original tape has intermittent noises, but is generally intelligible.
Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Frederic Spielberg lecture on Beatnik poetry, 1960 February 18. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11962
- Beat generation
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.