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  • Author: Matthews, F. Louise

Date: 1955-04-00

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American newspapers published in the US and Canada as useful classroom tools for language learning and cultural competency. Discussions of various relevant French-language periodicals, their…

  • Author: Martin, Jane

Date: 2013-fall

Publication: Confrontation

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60637997

Short story narrating Maxime's detours: from a rare West Coast business trip out of Maine to visit his sister and her partner in San Francisco; from routes of his present to certain back roads of memory.

  • Author: Moisan, Clément

Date: 2010

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 480935225

Find Online: OL15540998W

Oeuvre critique biographique et littéraire sur le style d'écriture de Jack Kerouac. En deux parties: "VIVRE," ou les espaces de la vie physicale, personelle, solitaire, etc., dont les oeuvres Kerouackians sont nées; et "ÉCRIRE," ou Kérouac comme…

  • Author: Johnson, Joyce

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774147822

Find Online: OL16489825W

Read: Preview

Biographical portrait of Jack Kerouac, with uniquely heavy emphasis on the suggested influence of his French Canadian heritage - and the French language - on the style and content of his creative works. Written by a Kerouac contemporary and former…

  • Author: Abel, Marco

Date: 2002

Publication: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1645443

A reading of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" alongside the literary criticism of Gilles Deleuze and his counterparts. Emphasis on Deleuze and Félix Guattari's notion of the "rhizome" in comparison to the spontaneous routes of cross-country travel…

  • Author: Nicosia, Gerald

Date: 1983-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9392871

Biography of Lowell, Massachusetts native, poet, and author, Jack Kerouac, widely known as a founding participant in the 20th century USA literary culture that came to be called the "Beat Movement," or the "Beat Generation." Kerouac's life from birth…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1995-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 30593133

Collection of selected correspondence between writer Jack Kerouac and family, friends, and other literary figures before 1956. Includes letters to and from William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg; to Kerouac's mother, Gabrielle Kerouac; Neal Cassady;…

  • Author: Bibeau, Gilles

Date: 2004

Publication: Anthropologie et Sociétés

Volume: 28

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 613061578

Essai qui explore l'écriture de Kerouac à travers son auto-identification ethnique, et en tant que participant à la production d'un mythe création franco-américaine. Comment cette lecture de Kerouac se compare à sa renommée comme une figure…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 163129

Collection of various poems written by Jack Kerouac, from as early as the late 1940s to 1967. Includes pieces from Kerouac's "San Francisco Blues" among others previously unpublished.

  • Author: Muro, Mark

Date: 1987 February 2

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article part 1 of 2 on the recent Lowell, Massachusetts, city council vote to commemorate author Jack Kerouac with a park bearing his name. Full article title includes the line: "Moves under way to rehabilitate a not-so-favorite son." Introduces us…

  • Author: Jarmel, Marcia
  • Author: Schneider, Ken

Date: 2010

Language: English (Spanish and Chinese audio and subtitles)

Find in a Library: 435619912

Documentary film on multilingual and multicultural education in the United States. The personal, social, and political implications of teaching in languages other than English, and the complex realities of immigrant families' hopes for their…

  • Author: Dev, Rupa

Date: 2010 September 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Article of interview with filmmaker Marcia Jarmel on her and colleague Ken Schneider's new documentary, "Speaking in Tongues," about bilingual education in America. Features a Vimeo linked preview to the film. From the editor of New America Media:…

  • Author: Ménard, Jean-Sébastien

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: McGill University

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 316101393

Du texte: "Cette thèse porte sur l’inscription de la Beat Generation dans la littérature québécoise. J'y analyse non pas la réception de ce mouvement au Québec lors de son émergence dans les années 1950, mais bien sa réappropriation…

  • Author: Charters, Ann

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6065241

Seminal biography of native of Lowell, Massachusetts, Franco American, novelist, and poet, Jack Kerouac. Republished in 1994. Written by Ann Charters, who worked with Kerouac during the final three years of his life. In her writing of this book,…

  • Author: Chiasson, Herménégilde

Date: 1987

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 40932967

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Part-fiction documentary on the life and works of Jack Kerouac, a writer from Lowell, Massachusetts, most famous for his Beat Generation novel, "On the Road." Pris de l'ONF: "Docufiction sur Jack Kerouac, un des membres les plus importants du…

  • Author: Lerner, Richard (director)

Date: 1986

Language: English (with Italian subtitles)

Find in a Library: 52960431

Documentary about Franco American writer Jack Kerouac, the American literary and cultural movement spurred on by what is known as the "Beat Generation, and the countdown of Kerouac's final days. Features support from the following persons: Allen…

  • Author: Giamo, Benedict

Date: 2000

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42690123

From Southern Illinois University Press: "Giamo’s primary purpose is to chronicle and clarify Kerouac’s various spiritual quests through close examinations of [his] novels. Kerouac began his quest with 'On the Road,' which also is Giamo’s real…

  • Author: Beaulieu, Victor-Lévy

Date: 1972

Language: fr (en translation)

Find in a Library: 877702, 2966704

Un livre comme essai sur les rélations entre la vie et la littérature de Jack Kerouac - son écriture et son héritage - avec des réactions de l'auteur.

  • Author: Jarvis, Charles E.

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2737349

Biography of Jack Kerouac published in his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts.

  • Author: Poulin, Jacques

Date: 1984

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 48670997

1984 best-selling Québec novel about two new-found friends traveling across the roads of Canada and the United States - from Gaspé to San Francisco - in search of one's brother. Infused with histories of Native Americans, French colonization, and…

  • Author: Leland, John

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 83758819

Critical study of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" through the lens of its author and one of its main characters. From Viking Press: "In 'Why Kerouac Matters,' John Leland embarks on a wry, insightful, and playful discussion of the novel ['On the…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1958

Language: English

Find in a Library: 285385

Another installment of Kerouac's collection of novels known as the "Duluoz Legend." From Grove Press: "Written over the course of three days and three nights, 'The Subterraneans' was generated out of the same kind of ecstatic flash of inspiration…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1962

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26089403

One of the later installments in Kerouac's "Dulouz Legend." Jack attempts to make an escape from a life in the public eye to the sea and forest surrounding a remote cabin in Big Sur, the wild of northern California.

  • Author: Wickett, S. Morley

Date: 1913-01

Publication: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Volume: 45

Language: en

Find in a Library: 486783228

Brief 1913 review of what the author calls "the great Canadian exodus" - the period from 1850 to 1900 when nearly 1.8 million English and French Canadians emigrated to the United States.