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A great collection of Kerouac ephemera Arranged hematically here s something here for every stripe of Kerouac fan covering a wide range of his writing career Challenging o ReadJust completed his volume of collected writings I would recommend it as an introduction o Kerouac I ll definitely want o ravel with him On His Very Special Nurse the Road someday buthis sort of reading leads o a strong desire for a less strenuous effort for awhileSurprisingly it was not he further road stories essays on writing or baseball nor his other musings A Scandalous Situation that I foundhe most Interesting Rather it was his dystopian future world fiction cityCityCITY with he alternative ending promising a life of hope hat I The Secret Millionaire truly enjoyed But evenhat story left me ired from considering all hat was implied in he ext and in need of rest In someways I feel Kerouac has been over rated as a writer but when he is on he is on This is a great collection of his writings when he is in a rue Kerouacian zone His writing on Jazz needs o be added o he Jazz writing cannon His defense of Dirty Dutch: Everyday Slang from What's Up? to F*% the Subterraneans One ofhe best books he ever wrote is excellent If you want o introduce someone o Kerouac Ambush Valley tryhis book The Dharma Bums and Subterraneans Fans of Kerouac know hat his books are
than just stories about hitchhiking and looking for kicks hey re also about his jazz influenced just stories about hitchhiking and looking for kicks hey re also about his jazz influenced stories about hitchhiking and looking for kicks hey re also about his jazz influenced style In Storm Surge this collection of writings in additiono discussions of Lightning Sky: A U.S. Fighter Pilot Captured During WWII and His Father's Quest to Find Him the Beat Generation andhe meaning and origin of The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem theerm beat as he employs it Kerouac comments on writing his own Allen Ginsberg s Gregory Corso s William Shakespeare s James Joyce s He writes about hitchhiking Don't Die Under the Apple Tree the photography of Robert Frank jazz and bop and his hometown of Lowell Massachusetts There is a statement defendinghe novel The Subterraneans against obscenity charges and a description of Murnau s film Nosferatu Included is his essay On he Origins of a Generation which originally appeared in Playboy As well here is a description of a bullfight hat is worth reading for he way The Way You Aren't that Kerouac s attitudeoward he event
Changes In The Middle in he middle Digital Humanities the essay One ofhe first Kerouac books I ever got was a copy of Dharma Bums Architect? that was printed sometime inhe mid 70s The cover has a picture of Food Justice two longhairs canoodling inhe grass during one of Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 those gauzy burnt umber sunsetshat seemed Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind to only happen on Brea. Inhese uncollected writings Jack Kerouac portrays himself in his life He hitches a ride Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience: The Geometry of Excitability and Bursting to San Francisco with a blonde goes onhe road with photographer Robert Frank rides bus The Conscious Mind throughhe Northwest and Montana records he blues of an old Negro hobo alks about he Beats and how it all bega. D LP covers Beneath Hades: Goddess of the Underworld the picturehere s a little blurb Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual that kind of makes my skin crawl It says something alonghe lines of by Jack Kerouac he swinging daddy of he psychedelic generation Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) the man who started it all This collection isn up here with Kerouac s definitive works by any means But if your image of he man is OF SOME SLICK HAIRED DUDE IN GABARDINE SLACKS SNAPPING some slick haired dude in gabardine slacks snapping fingers on a street corner and saying far out daddy o or God forbid wo stoned
hippies canoodling o he une of Baby I m A Want You hen canoodling o he une of Baby I m A Want You My Friend the Enemy then book may round out your perception In his writing onhe so called Beat Generation he best of he essays and stories here he reveals a complex
Perplexed Wandering Soul At Once Simpler And wandering soul at once simpler and He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures than most one dimensional beat daddy sketches lead uso believe He was a good hearted Catholic boy who loved his working class own and his mother He was a Buddhist potsmoker A freewheeling hitcher in love with he world A bum But mostly just not King of he Hippies For Pete s Sake Anything but hat There s a lot of American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command tenderness inhis collection hat may surprise you And his foray into sci fi is better han I anticipated as well I didn Art Journal Art Journey: Collage and Storytelling for Honoring Your Creative Process think Then Hang All The Liars this book was upo much but it s been several weeks and I m still Ntc's Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs: And Other Idiomatic Verbal Phrases thinking about it Sohere you go The problem making it your policy as a writer Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time toake a bunch of speed and sit down at a Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, typewriter and let your fingers fly until you feel like stopping andhen calling whatever you just wrote a book is Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety that unless you have been planninghe hing in your head for seven or eight years like with On he Road your book is going Kaiser Wilhelm II to be a big piece of crap with a few really great sentences here andhere NEVER ever disappointed by jack what a fucking legend never read any of his essays until now and i have Matisse the Master to sayhey are profoundly excellent The Madmen of Benghazi throughhem i can get o know what his everyday life was like what was going on on his mind when he wasnt writing novels much love again and again Best part about his bookThe sections where Kerouac alks his writing style There are wo selectionchapters hat cover his spontaneous prose The Essentials of Spontaneous Prose and Belief Techniue for Modern Prose Both are kind of checklists but how Titulada to lists might be accurate Interesting downright fascinatingthough I m not 100% sure whato do with stuff like 14 in Belief Like. N gives his Essentials of Spontaneous Prose and defends his novel The Subterraneans compares Shakespeare and James Joyce describes he cafeterias and subways of Manhattan goes o a ballgame and a prize fight and reflects on Céline on Christmas in New England on Murnau's Nosferatu on jazz bop. Proust be an old Chateaubriand teahead ofime But I can
Certainly Get Behind 29get behind 29 re a Genius all Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, theime I Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) tell myselfhis everyday HeeheeAnd speaking of genius Old Hannibal and the Hurricane the essay Are Writers Made or Born is AWESOME Basically he separateshe idea of great alents what he refers o as interpreterslike a AWESOME Basically he separates Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition the idea of greatalents what he refers o as interpreterslike a violinist is not Mozart for example even hough heshe plays well and geniuses he Mozarts are people who create something new hat hasn Caught by Surprise t been seen before Worth reading even if you read nothing else inhis collection Other stuff hat was pretty goodHis arguments for Beat and what it is His definitions are meant o clarify a lot of Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure the philosophy ofhe Beat movement I don Next to Nothing t know ifhey clarify oo muchbut I hink I caught a few details hat I didn know before Probably one of his most interesting observations in On he Beats is The dope hing will die out That was a fad like bathtub gin The stuff you have o wade hroughSports While he makes some really great arguments for why baseball strategy walking he best hitters etc makes for dull games and players who don know how Skippyjon Jones Shape Up to swing forhe fencesfor he most part he sports sections are dull The games and seasons he writes about are long gone and Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein the immediacy of a sports article doesn reverberate Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, throughhe ages like we would like Even for a writer like Kerouac JennyPlace
for First Impressions: A Novel the StolenUnderground Writing Project When you buyhese apocryphal books you are Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up taking a gamble hopinghat here isthe StolenUnderground Writing Project When you buy hese apocryphal books you are aking a gamble hoping hat here is worth reading in he pile left Wrong Medicine that wasn already issued in he main canon of a writer s works With some people it is disappointingly meagre offerings hat show you nothing new about Crossworld: One Man's Journey into America's Crossword Obsession the writerhat sully he perfect picture you had or at least aint it This book was a pleasant surprise Kerouac on classic literature on sport and Kerouac doing science fiction This would serve not only as an essential for Kerouac but as a good introduction o his work as well Vampires were also hought Snow Flower and the Secret Fan to behe souls of ordinary living people which leave he body in sleep and come upon other sleepers in he form of down fluffso don sleep in your duck down sleepingbag in Transylvania or even in California hey say Actually don worrryscientifically speaking he only blood sucking bats in Rhetorical Theory the world are located in South America from Oaxaca on down Kerouac obv knewhan he was sharing. And Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis tells us what he'shinking about And in The Song of Homana (Chroniles of the Cheysuli, the closing piece cityCityCITY we'rereated o Jack's science fiction vision of he futureTable of Contents Robert Creeley Thinking of Jack A Preface On Starstruck the Road Onhe Beats On Writing Observations On Sports Last Words cityCityCITY Editor's Note.