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  • 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: Maher, Paul, Jr.

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52347737

Recent historical biography of Lowell, Massachusetts writer, Jack Kerouac. Based largely on primary sources. Written by an independent scholar whose childhood and later life was also spent in Lowell.

  • 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: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Muro, Mark

Date: 1987 February 3

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article part 2 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: "After years of indifference, Lowell votes to build a park." Charts…

  • Author: Allamand, Carole

Date: 2004

Publication: Études françaises

Volume: 40

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 60626108, 1781853

Une lecture critique de deux romans de Jack Kerouac - On the Road (1957) et Visions of Gerard (1958). Comment le québécitude et son christianisme, son messianisme, sont visibles dans ces oeuvres, et sa signification pour notre compréhension de…

  • 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: 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: Jarvis, Charles E.

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2737349

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

  • 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…