Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Which of these people was not a Beat poet?
A Jack Kerouac
B Oscar Wilde
C Allen Ginsberg
While Wilde probably would have enjoyed their parties, libertine values, and outsider culture, he preceded the Beats by more than 50 years. The Beat Generation was typified by a rejection of economic materialism and its explicit portrayals of the human condition.
The correct answer is Oscar Wilde.