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  1. Jack Kerouac is a spirit embodied in words, in honesty, in art, in truth, in life.
  2. Jack Kerouac was the James Dean of the literary world. (Web site)
  3. Jack Kerouac was the acknowledged leader and spokesman for the Beat Generation. (Web site)

Jack Kerouac

  1. In addition to the biography she has edited the Portable Beat Reader, and Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters, 1940-1956.
  2. Jack Kerouac's first published book was The Town and the City published in 1950 under the name John Kerouac.
  3. Jack Kerouac's writing career begins Jack Kerouac-s Novel The Town and the City is accepted by publisher Harcourt Brace.


  1. Jack Kerouac lived above this flower shop in Ozone Park. (Web site)
  2. The band Rusted Root has a song called "Jack Kerouac" on their Live album.
  3. Features interviews with Jack Kerouac ranging from 1958 to 1969.
  4. He reads from three of his poems, including "Kaddish", and tells of his friendship with Jack Kerouac. (Web site)
  5. An alcoholic, the forty-seven-year-old Jack Kerouac died in St. Petersburg, Florida, of an internal hemorrhage.

Allen Ginsberg

  1. When Carolyn met Neal he had just returned from his first New York visit where he had met Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg.
  2. It was while he was at Berkeley that Snyder met Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. (Web site)
  3. There is also an online memorial to Allen Ginsberg, cofounder of the JACK KEROUAC School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in 1974.


  1. Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac 's life (1922-1969) is one of the most written-about of his generation.
  2. Jack Kerouac also plays leftfield for the Dharma Beats, a cosmic baseball team competing in the Overleague. (Web site)
  3. Stephen Edington expands upon, and delves into, Jack Kerouac's contention that the Beat Generation was a religious generation.
  4. That, in fact, is what the whole beat generation is, if it's anything, prophets howling against an empty civilization." Jack Kerouac.
  5. This is a masterful film biography of the great American writer Jack Kerouac, who inspired and defined the Beat Generation. (Web site)


  1. One day, in November 1955, Neal asked Jack Kerouac to "baby sit" Natalie while he went out.
  2. Ginsberg's tribute to Jack Kerouac, including letters by Neal Cassady. (Web site)
  3. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, and Jack Kerouac, who including his father influenced him to become a poet. (Web site)
  4. Jack Kerouac begins serious study of Buddhism at the San Jose, California Library while staying with Neal Cassady and his new wife, Carolyn.


  1. In an episode of the TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun, now that high school's over for him, Tommy wants to follow the lead of Jack Kerouac and hit the road.
  2. Jack Kerouac wrote about life on the road, and off the road.


  1. He was under the immense influence of William Carlos Williams and Jack Kerouac and attempted to speak with his own voice spontaneously. (Web site)
  2. As a student at Columbia in the 1940s he struck up friendships with William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady.
  3. At Columbia, he fell in with a crowd that included writers Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, as well as Lucien Carr and Neal Cassaday. (Web site)
  4. Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac helped Burroughs piece together the stream of consciousness fragments of prose (Kerouac is credited with the title). (Web site)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

  1. Through Lucien, Allen finally meets Edie's boyfriend, Jack Kerouac, of whom he's been hearing so much. (Web site)
  2. His admiration for the writing of Jack Kerouac inspired him to take poetry more seriously. (Web site)
  3. We get a two-minute look at Ginsberg and Bob Dylan visiting Jack Kerouac's grave, in Lowell. (Web site)
  4. In 1983 Gerald Nicosia published Memory Babe a massive and detailed "critical" biography of Jack Kerouac.
  5. Corso appears as Yuri Gregorovic, the guy who steals Jack Kerouac's girlfriend in Kerouac's novel The Subterraneans.


  1. Snyder is perhaps most famous for influencing Jack Kerouac and the Beats and turning them on to Buddhism. (Web site)
  2. Locke McCorkle Locke McCorkle was a carpenter who lived next to the house Jack Kerouac and Gary Snyder shared in Mill Valley.


  1. Jack Kerouac is best known through the image he put forth in his autobiographical novels.
  2. Jack Kerouac receives a $250 advance for his novel On The Road with Allen's urging to his friend, Carl Solomon, who was then working at Ace books.


  1. First Edition, by the daughter of Jack Kerouac, she writes about her adventures. (Web site)
  2. When he left school Jack Kerouac took his first road trip, to Washington, D.C. (Web site)
  3. March 12, 2005 was the first official celebration of Jack Kerouac Day throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Dharma Bums

  1. The book Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac is a lot like its title. (Web site)
  2. Ray Smith is the first person narrator of DHARMA BUMS, a look alike for Jack Kerouac.
  3. He appears, in barely fictionalized form, as the character Warren Coughlin in Jack Kerouac 's The Dharma Bums, which includes an account of that reading.


  1. Ginsberg was also influenced by the jazzlike flow and immediacy of his friend Jack Kerouac's as-yet unpublished fiction. (Web site)
  2. Jack Kerouac, author of On The Road, and writer of beautiful words typed out in the middle of the night about middle America. (Web site)
  3. I always look for Jack Kerouac and the beats, Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Robbins, and Richard Brautigan, and will consider trades.
  4. Tom Clark's Jack Kerouac (1984) is an extremely thorough biography of the author's life, but is short on criticism of Kerouac's work. (Web site)
  5. Last year, in 2003, Regina Weinreich edited and compiled, for the first time, a book of Jack Kerouac’s haiku, entitled “Book of Haikus”.


  1. It was Jack Kerouac, in fact, who suggested the title of the book to Holmes.
  2. In 1948, Holmes had pressed Jack Kerouac to describe the unique qualities of his generation, and Kerouac invented the term 'Beat Generation' on the spot.
  3. Newsletter, Dedicated to Jack Kerouac, this issue contains articles on the Kerouac Commemorative, a tribute of John Clellon Holmes. (Web site)
  4. Jack Kerouac uses the term "beat generation" (earlier tossed about by Herbert Huncke) in a conversation with John Clellon Holmes.


  1. It was through his friend David Kammerer that he met Jack Kerouac and his group of friends.
  2. Back in print, here is Jack Kerouac's story as recorded through the words of his friends and associates.
  3. Sam Charters lecture on Jack Kerouac and jazz at the Jack Kerouac conference, sponsored by the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. (Web site)
  4. Very Good + Thin paperback volume, with photos of Jack Kerouac's home town of Lowell, cover rubs. (Web site)


  1. In the summer of 1964 Kesey met Jack Kerouac at a Prankster party in New York.
  2. He met Jack Kerouac through his friend Hal Chase, a friend who had moved from Denver to attend Columbia University.


  1. Jack Kerouac ( pronounced [d----k --k------w--k]) ( March 12, 1922 --- October 21, 1969) was an American novelist, writer, poet, and artist.
  2. More from Artist Biography information about Jack Kerouac © 2006 through a partnership of Answers Corporation.
  3. Jack Kerouac took himself seriously as a visual artist and on a number of occasions told friends he would have been a painter if he wasn-t a writer.


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