Books written by Ann Charters


Portable Beat Reader

Penguin Group | March 20, 1992 | 645 pages
Professor:  Prof. Rob Holton
Course Codes:  ENGL 4708
Semester:  Winter-2018
Features selections from the writers of the Beat generation, including William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch," in which a drug addict travels to Mexico and Morocco in order to gain easy access to drugs, but winds up in a bizarre fantasy world.  More Info

On the Road

Penguin Classics | January 1, 2003 | 307 pages
Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast. As he travels across 1950s America, aspiring writer Sal Paradise chronicles his escapades with the charismatic Dean Moriarty. Sal admires Dean's passion for... More Info