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There are few writers about whom it can be said that they write just like they speak, but Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) is clearly one of them. In 1958, Kerouac was a struggling writer trying to create a new literary aesthetic based on the rhythms of human speech, jazz-based improvisation, autobiography, and American slang. That year saw the publication of his second novel "On ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published April 28th 2005 by University Press of Mississippi
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The interviews with Kerouac are classic -- the commentary on them are not so much.
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