Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant: Stories

Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant: Stories

by Aurelie Sheehan

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Overview

"It takes so long to see you are a slave," muses one character in these lyrical, sometimes bitingly funny chronicles of women breaking out of imposed roles.?"Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant "chronicles the dreams of misplaced waitresses, prostitutes and other working girls, the survival techniques of secretaries too smart to take orders. Using narrative elements poetically, Sheehan subverts the notion of linear storytelling, creating kaleidoscopic stories by layering and contrasting various elements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564782625
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 10/28/1994
Series: American Literature (Dalkey Archive) Series
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Aurelie Sheehan, the director of the creative writing program at the University of Arizona, has received a Pushcart Prize, a Camargo Fellowship, and the Jack Kerouac Literary Award.

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