|Title:||Kerouac: A Biography|
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|Publisher:||HarperCollins Distribution Services; First UK Edition edition (January 1, 1974)|
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 Biography. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Kerouac : a biography, by Ann Charters.
And then I read this biography by Ann Charters, which gave me an entirely different perspective on the life and times of my beloved Kerouac. I'll be honest, it's a hard pill to swallow at times. There are things about Kerouac's life and behavior that are hard to come to terms with after having revered him I fell in love with On the Road, then The Dharma Bums, then Big Sur, then his poetry, then things here and there. Kerouac was my go-to. I thought I knew him like an old friend, "ol' reliable. All told, I would recommend this book to Kerouac fans who wondered about the process, the man and the truth in addition to enjoying his books. Mar 03, 2011 Greg rated it liked it. Shelves: beat-poets. I was pretty disappointed with Charters' biography of Kerouac. She's an acknowledged expert on the Beats, and certainly knew them about as well as anyone.
Ann Charters, née Ann Ruth Danberg (born November 10, 1936) is a professor of American Literature at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. Charters was born on November 10, 1936 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is a professor of American Literature at the University of Connecticut at Storrs and has been interested in Beat writers since 1956, when as an undergraduate English major at the University of California, Berkeley (.
Ships from and sold by olimpianbooks. Ms. Charters does her best work when she goes by the numbers and discusses, as she presumably had with him in person at a point in the 1960s close enough to his early death to be definitive estimate by and of him, his various troubles trying to be a published paid serious writer, and to be taken seriously by the literary establishment.
Kerouac - Book of Sketches. Ketchum, Jack - Book of Souls.
Kerouac : A Biography. Now that Kerouac's major novel, On the Road is accepted as an American classic, academic critics are slowly beginning to catch up with his experimental literary methods and examine the dozen books comprising what he called 'the legend of Duluoz. Nearly all of his books have been in print internationally since his death in 1969, and his writing has been discovered and enjoyed by new readers throughout the world.
Anne Charters (biographer and Kerouac Scholar) tells how Kerouac's books have influenced her and a generation. She goes into detail about his style and the influence he had on her as well as her works. Her main focus is on Kerouac's book On The Road and how the book should be seen as one of the most important American novels.
Ann Charters is a professor of American Literature at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.