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Question 1:
John Clellon Holmes, Bridget Moynahan and Billy Mitchell (gamer) are all:
Beat writers People from Hampden County, Massachusetts American novelists Beat Generation

Question 2: John Clellon Holmes (March 12, 1926 - March 30, 1988), born in Holyoke ________, was an author, poet and professor, best known for his 1952 novel Go.
Rhode IslandConnecticutMassachusettsMaine

Question 3: He also wrote what is considered the definitive jazz novel of the ________, The Horn.
American literatureUnited StatesAbstract expressionismBeat Generation

Question 4:
John Clellon Holmes, Jimmy Carter and Stephen King are all:
American novelists Beat writers People from Hampden County, Massachusetts Beat Generation

Question 5:
John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg are all:
American novelists Beat writers People from Hampden County, Massachusetts Beat Generation

Question 6: about Neal, Huncke, Lucien in relation to you..." (referring to ________ and Lucien Carr), to which Ginsberg replied with an 11-page letter detailing, as completely as he could, the nature of his "divine vision".
William S. BurroughsHerbert HunckeUnited StatesBeat Generation

Question 7: He died of ________ in 1988, 18 days after his 62nd birthday.
CancerChemotherapyCarcinogenesisMetastasis

Question 8: In the article Holmes attributes the term to Kerouac, who had acquired the idea from ________.
Herbert HunckeWilliam S. BurroughsUnited StatesBeat Generation

Question 9: Later in life, Holmes taught at the University of Arkansas, lectured at Yale and gave workshops at ________.
Harvard UniversityBrown UniversityPrinceton UniversityRutgers University

Question 10:
John Clellon Holmes, Howl and On the Road are all:
American novelists Beat Generation People from Hampden County, Massachusetts Beat writers







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