Understanding Jack Kerouac

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 2000 - 200 σελίδες
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Understanding Jack Kerouac introduces a new generation of readers to what Matt Theado calls Kerouac's unwieldy accretion of published work - fiction, poetry, nonfiction, selected letters, religious writing and true-story novels. Presenting this Beat Generation icon as a writer rather than as a social rebel or media celebrity, Theado asks why Kerouac's reputation has outlived disparaging beatnik associations. He takes a book-by-book approach to the sometimes confusing canon and develops a framework for understanding Kerouac's thematic concerns, writing techniques and artistic evolution.
 

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Chapter Eight Tristessa 1960 Visions of Gerard
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Chapter Nine Desolation Angels 1965
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Chapter Ten Big Sur 1962
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Matt Theado teaches English at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

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