The 1950s in America was not a period known for its religious diversity. The spiritual consumerism that we know today had yet to be established and the post-War era was defined by adherence to familial and traditional values, including a religious conformity of traditional Catholic-Protestant beliefs (Ellwood 172). The Beat writers were among the minority of spiritual seekers … [Read more...]
About Sean Negus
Sean Negus is a lecturer in the English Department at San Francisco State University. In addition, he is a poet and experimental writer who has work published in WebConjunctions, Dusie Magazine, Otoliths, and Poecology. Last year, a video poem of his was selected for the International Video Poem Film Festival in Athens, Greece. He has reviewed the work of Brazilian poet, Donny Correia, for publication in the University of Florida's journal of transnational literature, Delos.