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A form of literature and writing. Short, staccato sentences that the author seems to have put to paper right after thinking them are characteristic for this type of writing. The writing seems to have a certain "beat" to it. It's most famous authors are Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson.
Dharma Bums by Kerouac is THE best beat literature out there.
by poetic_beatnik February 21, 2007
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