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The Art of Fiction, No. 41Author: Kerouac, Jack (interviewee)Date: 1968 summerLanguage : enSource : Full text (The Paris Review)Find in a library: 1641889Transcript of 1968 interview with writer Jack Kerouac in his Florida home, shortly before his death in 1969. Conducted by three visitors - principally, poet Ted Berrigan - and with the participation of Jack's wife, Stella Kerouac. Part of a Paris Review series of author interviews, and featured in a Paris Review published anthology of other interviews with literary figures, Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, 4th series (1976), edited by George Plimpton. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2659470
Selected Letters , 1957-1969Author: Kerouac, JackDate: 1999-00-00Publication: Viking PenguinLanguage : enFind in a library: 40698633Collection of selected correspondence between writer Jack Kerouac and friends, other literary figures, and some family from 1957 to the author's death in 1969. Includes letters to William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Sterling Lord; Robert Giroux; and many others. References to publications, writings, travels, etc. Letters presented chronologically, annotated, and linked with editor commentary. Includes biographical chronology and editor introduction.
Memory Babe : A Critical Biography of Jack KerouacAuthor: Nicosia, GeraldDate: 1983-00-00Publication: Grove PressLanguage : enFind in a library: 9392871Biography of Lowell, Massachusetts native, poet, and author, Jack Kerouac, widely known as a founding participant in the 20th century USA literary culture that came to be called the "Beat Movement," or the "Beat Generation." Kerouac's life from birth to early death; from Lowell, to New York, to San Francisco, to Denver, to Tampa and St. Petersburg, and back again. The cultural, interpersonal, and geographic contexts for his poetry and writings of autobiographical fiction. Anecdotes and aspects of his public and private lives, and where these lives changed and converged. Well-known for the biographer's extensive use of archival materials and interviews with Kerouac's contemporaries.