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Published: 01 February 2007

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780748619894

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The American Counterculture

Christopher Gair

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • examines the ways in which texts were seen to be countercultural
  • assesses the extent to which they represented real opposition to cultural orthodoxies
  • scrutinises the notion of the counterculture
  • examines the limits to and achievements of the counterculture
  • places key countercultural figures and texts in context of the shifting wider social and political climate of the United States

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