You're a Genius All the Time: Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

You're a Genius All the Time: Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

by Regina Weinreich, Jack Kerouac
     
 

Jack Kerouac's musings on the creative process are collected together for the first time in this exquisite book. Inthe 1950s Allen Ginsberg asked Kerouac to formally describe his "spontaneous prose" method, resulting in a list of maxims called Belief and Technique for Modern Prose. Kerouac entertains with sage advice, whether he's offering a sublime reminder to

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Jack Kerouac's musings on the creative process are collected together for the first time in this exquisite book. Inthe 1950s Allen Ginsberg asked Kerouac to formally describe his "spontaneous prose" method, resulting in a list of maxims called Belief and Technique for Modern Prose. Kerouac entertains with sage advice, whether he's offering a sublime reminder to "believe in the holy contour of life" or a practical admonition to "accept loss forever." With aforeword by Kerouac scholar Regina Weinreich and select photos from the Kerouac Estate, You're a Genius All theTime is a beautiful and intimate work of inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811870269
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
09/09/2009
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Jack Kerouac is best known as the chronicler of the Beat Generation. His books include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, The Subterraneans, and Desolation Angels.

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