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Author Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969, author.

Title On the road : the original scroll / Jack Kerouac ; edited by Howard Cunnell ; introductions by Howard Cunnell, Penny Vlagopoulos, George Mouratidis, and Joshua Kupetz.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    KEROUAC,JAC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Grandview Library Fiction.
Description 408 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Penguin classics deluxe edition
Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Note "The legendary first draft - rougher, wilder, and racier than the 1957 edition"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Fast this time : Jack Kerouac and the writing of On the road / Howard Cunnell -- Rewriting America : Kerouac's nation of "underground monsters" / Penny Vlagopoulos -- "Into the heart of things" : Neal Cassady and the search for the authentic / George Mouratidis -- "The straight line will take you only to death" : the scroll manuscript and contemporary literary theory / Joshua Kupetz -- On the road : the original scroll.
Summary A reproduction of Kerouac's original 1951 scroll draft of "On the Road" offers insight into the writer's thematic vision and narrative voice as influenced by the American literary, musical, and visual arts of the post-World War II period.
Subject Beat generation -- Fiction.
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
Added Author Cunnell, Howard, author of introduction.
ISBN 9780143105466 (pbk.)
0143105469 (pbk.)

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