The influence of literature on popular culture in the 1960s
In the 1960s, as people were trying to re-evaluate the world around themselves,
many chose to seek better understanding through literature. During this time,
there was a resurgence in writing in many new styles. People of the sixties
also looked for inspiration in some older works. One of the most notable of
these was Steppenwolf by
Hermann Hesse, a German author who did much of his writing in the 1920s.
Many other authors of the 1950s and sixties who had been less prominent became
Sites for other authors who had an impact upon the 1960s:
Robert A. Heinlein
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