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Kerouac

Jack, real name Jean-Louis Lebris de K?rouac. 1922--69, US novelist and poet of the Beat Generation. His works include On the Road (1957) and Big Sur (1962)
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"Above all," Kerouac wrote in his journal, "a Haiku must be very simple and free of all poetic trickery and makes a little picture and yet be as airy and graceful as a Vivaldi Pastorella."
And that's when the local DAV chapters dug into their networks," Kerouac explained.
Kerouac functions as a compassionate jerk, truth-seeker, and madman, haunted by his personal demons.
Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac's use of French literature and culture, including the poetic realist films of Carne and Cocteau, the existentialist philosophy of Sartre, and the poems and novels of Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Proust, Gide, Apollinaire, St.-John Perse, Artaud, Celine, Genet, and Michaux.
He accordingly finds Kerouac's "Duluoz Legend" (the author's collective name for his novels) to be "the crowning achievement of Beat fiction" (118), in which this trope is combined with a "discernible Beat aesthetic" (116).
To make this case, I discuss three key figures who offer a revealing window into the long life of Beat Buddhism: Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac, and Tom Robbins, the latter of whom postdates the Beat period but influentially carries on Beat values, aesthetics, and motifs.
Often unnoticed or forgotten is that the road trips in Kerouac's book were undertaken between 1947 and 1950, the postwar Truman years, in whose grain On the Road actually resides, even if Kerouac downplayed this fact.
"La lengua francesa tuvo un impacto mayusculo en todo el proceso de escritura de Kerouac. Fue un artista ubicado entre dos culturas", comenta Gabriel Anctil en entrevista con Proceso.
For more than 50 years, Gerd Stern had been wrongly accused of tossing what Kerouac called ''the greatest piece of writing I ever saw'' over the side of a houseboat.
At first glance, baseball may seem unusual subject matter for someone like Kerouac, whose literary reputation was built on outrageous depictions of drug use, explicit sex and other post-war bohemia, enjoyed by him and other beat-era writers such as Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso and others.
With the 2005 rediscovery and publication of Kerouac's only play, Beat Generation, it seemed that Kerouac's thick description of America would find explicitly dramatic form for the first time; and, following on its authors fame, the play could be auditioned for a place in the canon of American drama.
Based on an untold true story with Kerouac, Burroughs and Carr all becoming murder suspects, debut director John Krokidas unflinchingly shoots even the film's most dramatic moments with an unusually shallow depth of field.