Kerouac, the Word and the Way: Prose Artist as Spiritual Quester

Kerouac, the Word and the Way: Prose Artist as Spiritual Quester

by Benedict F Giamo, Ben Giamo

Hardcover(1st Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809323210
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1480L (what's this?)

About the Author

Ben Giamo is an associate professor and chairman of the Department of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His previous books are The Homeless of Ironweed:  Blossoms on the CragBeyond Homelessness: Frames of Reference (with Jeffrey Grunberg), and On the Bowery: Confronting Homelessness in American Society.

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Abbreviationsxxiii
Introduction: The Sorrows of Young Kerouac1
Part 1.Road, Town, and City17
1.What IT Is?19
2.Tearing Time Up44
3.The Revelation to Ti Jean53
4.The Track of Glory69
Part 2.The Noble Path83
5.Gone Beyond85
6.Icon for the Void99
7.Ethereal Flower113
8.Kindred Spirits131
Part 3.The Lifelong Vulture and the Little Man149
9.Downsizing151
10.The Old Rugged Cross175
Afterword196
Notes213
Bibliography231
Index239

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