Like Kerouac

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  1. Fenrikree
    Why I like it: I imagine my high school grammar teacher, Ms. Weiner, trying to diagram this sentence. We all seek characters to drive our stories. Here, Kerouac lists requirements for the characters that attract him — in an explosion of words that burn, burn, burn with poetry that climax with the vivid burst of .
  2. Zolojas
    2 days ago · Authors Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee retraced Kerouac's life at home and on the road and talked with the prophets, musicians, poets, socialites, and working people who knew Jack Kerouac. Some are famous like Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, William Burroughs, Gary Snyder, among others; and some are not like Jack's boyhood buddies, his lovers, and.
  3. Sazahn
    Kerouac and his friends, all subjects of this book written in with their names changed, were deluded about their place in life, disdained the order that let them treat so many people so badly, and what they did to the women in their lives makes Don Draper and Roger Sterling look like Gloria Steinem's hard nosed scoranitaddanbodomensitefitco.xyzinfos: K.
  4. Yozshulrajas
    Kerouac felt he'd been conspicuously ripped off by Route 66 creator Stirling Silliphant and sought to sue him, CBS, the Screen Gems TV production company, and sponsor Chevrolet, but was somehow counseled against proceeding with what looked like a very potent cause of action.
  5. Dashakar
    Although Jack Kerouac was the "voice of his (beat) generation," it was his writing - rather than his speaking - voice that became well-known. His three albums of spoken word poetry and prose, two from and one from , received little circulation or critical notice upon their initial issue, and have only been spottily reissued ever since/5(9).
  6. Tygozahn
    You need to look up the beat generation. Key players were Jack Keoroac, Allen Ginsberg an Neil Cassidy, all three are actually characters in "On the Road." As is William Burroughs, who is like the beat patriarch. Try "Not Fade Away" by Jim Dodge.
  7. Temuro
    Mar 04,  · Jack Kerouac was an American writer best known for the novel 'On the Road,' which became an American classic, pioneering the Beat Generation in the s. Like most legends, Born: Mar 12,
  8. Feramar
    I still can’t write like Kerouac, but I have learned to accept my writing as something of its own. Something influenced by seventeen years of voracious reading. Something sounding at once unique and like an echo of all the writers I have ever read. Along with the acceptance of my writing has come a greater acceptance of myself.