Category: Jack Kerouac

Guest Post: Jazz and the Beat Generation (#BeatsOfSummer)

  Jazz and the Beat Generation: Jack Kerouac and David Amram Contributed by Stephanie Nikolopoulos Before Jack Kerouac stuck his thumb out and criss-crossed his way across the lush landscape of America, he moved from his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, to attend prep school…

Friday’s Featured Beat: Jack Kerouac!

  Name: Jack Kerouac Born:   March 12, 1922 (Lowell, MA) Died:   October 21, 1969 (St. Petersburg, FL) Seminal Work:  On the Road Relationship to The Beat Generation: Jack Kerouac, with Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, founded The Beat Generation in 1940s…

The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! (Sign-Up Post)

Welcome to the sign-up post for: The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! Summertime is coming, and what better time than Summer to immerse ourselves in the works of the most rebellious, daring, and “hot” generation of American writers?? For this event, the goal…

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 11

Try by Dennis Cooper Pleasureably shocking. On the Road by Jack Kerouac I found this book incredibly self-centered and over-rated. Hate mail, come and get me. The Road by Cormac McCarthy Very good, disturbing book about a possible post-apocolyptic future. Unique style – the…

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