Jack Kerouac

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Noun1.Jack Kerouac - United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)
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It led off with a brief statement by Jack Kerouac, "The Origins of Joy in Poetry," in which Kerouac affirmed Ferlinghetti's critique of contemporary academic verse, describing the writing of the San Francisco Renaissance as "a kind of new-old Zen Lunacy poetry, writing whatever comes into your head as it comes, poetry returned to its origin, in the bardic child, truly ORAL as Ferling said, instead of gray faced Academic quibbling.
The Paris Review presented quality fiction and poetry by new or relatively unknown writers; it introduced Philip Roth, Jack Kerouac, and Raymond Carver among others.
The presentation techniques reflect his early fascination with comics and the cartoon culture of rocket ships, hot rods, custom cars and the language of Jack Kerouac.
Among these, Jack Kerouac is probably the most important.
Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Robert Creeley, and Denise Levertov.
In the early 1950s he met Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, and in 1956 he settled in San Francisco, where he became a pivotal member of the beat movement.
BORN KIM Kardashian, US model, 1980, above ALFRED Nobel, Swedish chemist, 1833 SAMUEL Taylor Coleridge, Englsish poet, 1772 DIED HORATIO Nelson, British naval hero, 1805, above JACK Kerouac, American writer, 1969 SAMUEL Foote,, English dramatist, 1777
An appendix compiles dozens of instances of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady being mentioned in studio recordings.
The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac.
Jack Kerouac rather liked McCarthy, but otherwise his political heroes were a helluva lot more tolerant than those supported by his poet pal, the irrepressible Allen Ginsberg.
Another, Firework, came about after Russell showed the popstar a Jack Kerouac novel while Not In The Movies came about as the couple's relationship bloomed.