Their work is often shocking, and intentionally offensive to bourgeois sensibilities. Three of the most influential Beat works are Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road, Allen Ginsberg's long free-verse poem Howl, and William S. Burroughs's Naked Lunch. Other prominent Beats include Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Michael McClure, and Neal Cassady. The movement was located primarily in New York and San Francisco.
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