Jack Sargent, Creation Books, 1997, softcover, 238 pages. First edition.


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THE NAKED LENS is a vital collection of essays and interviews focusing on the most significant interfaces between the Beat writers, Beat culture and cinema. Films by, featuring or inspired by: William S Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski, Brion Gysin, Anthony Balch, Ron Rice, John Cassavetes, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, Klaus Maeck, Gus van Sant, and many others.


Including interviews with writers such as Allen Ginsberg, directors such as Robert Frank and actors such as Taylor Mead. Plus detailed examination of key Beat texts and cult classics such as Pull My Daisy, Chappaqua, Towers Open Fire and The Flower Thief; verite and performance films such as Shadows, Don't Look Back and Wholly Communion; B-movies such as The Subterraneans, Beat Generation and Roger Corman's Bucket of Blood; and Hollywood-style adaptations from Heart Beat and Barfly through to Cronenberg's Naked Lunch


Jack Sargent, author of the highly aclaimed film study Deathtripping, has produced a penetrating and wide-ranging illustrated study of film and Beat culture which is destined to become an essential referance work in its field.


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