Beatnik The origin of “beat” is as a word of oral usage, closer to experience; in its meaning of “beat down” it suggests the being as defeated or battered down. It points toward a certain continuation–open to the world–of the body that breaks with unveiling death. Kerouac includes it into the discourse of “the other,” that is, us, in the… [read this]
About Juan Arabia
Juan Arabia (s a poet, translator and literary critic. He is the director and publisher of the website, Buenos Aires PoetryHe has interviewed many poets, translated several works into Spanish and collaborated on the production of several publications in conjunction with the Department of Modern Languages at the University of La Rioja (Spain) and other academic institutions.