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Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction

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In the only critical examination of all of Jack Kerouac's published prose, James T. Jones turns to Freud to show how the great Beat writer used the Oedipus myth to shape not only his individual works but also the entire body of his writing.
Like Balzac, Jones explains, Kerouac conceived an overall plan for his total writing corpus, which he called the Duluoz Legend after Ja
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Hardcover, 296 pages
Published October 20th 1999 by Southern Illinois University Press
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May 06, 2010 rated it it was ok
Over-exhausted Oedipus complex in literature. Though not specifically psychoanalytic criticism, check out Michael Hrebeniak's book, Action Writing, instead.
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