E–pub/E–book (Good Blonde Others) author Jack Kerouac

  • Paperback
  • 232
  • Good Blonde Others
  • Jack Kerouac
  • English
  • 03 December 2019
  • 9780912516226

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Characters Good Blonde Others Summary Æ Good Blonde Others 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jack Kerouac In these uncollected writings Jack Kerouac portrays himself in his life He hitches a ride to San Francisco with a blonde goes on the road with photographer Robert Frank rides bus through the Northwest and Montana records the blues of an old Negro hobo talks about the Beats and how it all bega. Fans of Kerouac know that his books are than just stories about hitchhiking and looking for kicks they re also about his jazz influenced literary style In this collection of writings in addition to discussions of the Beat Generation and the meaning and origin of the term beat as he employs it Kerouac comments on writing his own Allen Ginsberg s Gregory Corso s William Shakespeare s James Joyce s He writes about hitchhiking the photography of Robert Frank jazz and bop and his hometown of Lowell Massachusetts There is a statement defending the novel The Subterraneans against obscenity charges and a description of Murnau s film Nosferatu Included is his essay On the Origins of a Generation which originally appeared in Playboy As well there is a description of a bullfight that is worth reading for the way that Kerouac s attitude toward the event changes in the middle of the essay

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Good Blonde Others

Characters Good Blonde Others Summary Æ Good Blonde Others 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jack Kerouac And tells us what he's thinking about And in the closing piece cityCityCITY we're treated to Jack's science fiction vision of the futureTable of Contents Robert Creeley Thinking of Jack A Preface On the Road On the Beats On Writing Observations On Sports Last Words cityCityCITY Editor's Note. When you buy these apocryphal books you are taking a gamble hoping that there is something worth reading in the pile left that wasn t already issued in the main canon of a writer s works With some people it is disappointingly meagre offerings that show you nothing new about the writer that sully the perfect picture you had or at least taint it This book was a pleasant surprise Kerouac on classic literature on sport and Kerouac doing science fiction This would serve not only as an essential for Kerouac but as a good introduction to his work as well

Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jack Kerouac

Characters Good Blonde Others Summary Æ Good Blonde Others 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jack Kerouac N gives his Essentials of Spontaneous Prose and defends his novel The Subterraneans compares Shakespeare and James Joyce describes the cafeterias and subways of Manhattan goes to a ballgame and a prize fight and reflects on Céline on Christmas in New England on Murnau's Nosferatu on jazz bop. Best part about this bookThe sections where Kerouac talks his writing style There are two selectionchapters that cover this spontaneous prose The Essentials of Spontaneous Prose and Belief Techniue for Modern Prose Both are kind of checklists but how to lists might be accurate Interesting downright fascinatingthough I m not 100% sure what to do with stuff like 14 in Belief Like Proust be an old teahead of time But I can certainly get behind 29 You re a Genius all the time I tell myself this everyday HeeheeAnd speaking of genius the essay Are Writers Made or Born is AWESOME Basically he separates the idea of great talents what he refers to as interpreterslike a great violinist is not Mozart for example even though heshe plays well and geniuses the Mozarts are people who create something new that hasn t been seen before Worth reading even if you read nothing else in this collection Other stuff that was pretty goodHis arguments for Beat and what it is His definitions are meant to clarify a lot of the philosophy of the Beat movement I don t know if they clarify too muchbut I think I caught a few details that I didn t know before Probably one of his most interesting observations in On the Beats is The dope thing will die out That was a fad like bathtub gin The stuff you have to wade throughSports While he makes some really great arguments for why baseball strategy walking the best hitters etc makes for dull games and players who don t know how to swing for the fencesfor the most part the sports sections are dull The games and seasons he writes about are long gone and the immediacy of a sports article doesn t reverberate through the ages like we would like Even for a writer like Kerouac JennyPlace for the StolenUnderground Writing Project Remote Viewers The Secret History of America's Psychic Spies in New England on Murnau's Nosferatu on jazz bop. Best part about this bookThe sections where Kerouac talks his writing style There are two selectionchapters that cover this spontaneous prose The Essentials of Spontaneous Prose and Belief Techniue for Modern Prose Both are kind of checklists but how to lists might be accurate Interesting downright fascinatingthough I m not 100% sure what to do with stuff like 14 Cesario Gussago Sonate a uattro Sei Et Otti in Belief Like Proust be an old teahead of time But I can certainly get behind 29 You re a Genius all the time I tell myself this everyday HeeheeAnd speaking of genius the essay Are Writers Made or Born The Korean War idea of great talents what he refers to as Sara och Clovnen som grät Sara #4 is not Mozart for example even though heshe plays well and geniuses the Mozarts are people who create something new that hasn t been seen before Worth reading even The Exclamation Mark Hesperus Classics if you read nothing else Enter the Dragon China's Undeclared War Against the US in Korea 1950 51 in this collection Other stuff that was pretty goodHis arguments for Beat and what Bruce Lees Kampfstil 2 Bruce Lees Kampfstil #2 it Lehrbuch Der Albanischen Sprache is His definitions are meant to clarify a lot of the philosophy of the Beat movement I don t know Madame Tussaud A Novel of the French Revolution if they clarify too muchbut I think I caught a few details that I didn t know before Probably one of his most The Time of Stalin Portrait of a Tyranny interesting observations The Summer Without Men in On the Beats Män som hatar kvinnor is The dope thing will die out That was a fad like bathtub gin The stuff you have to wade throughSports While he makes some really great arguments for why baseball strategy walking the best hitters etc makes for dull games and players who don t know how to swing for the fencesfor the most part the sports sections are dull The games and seasons he writes about are long gone and the Der unwerte Schatz immediacy of a sports article doesn t reverberate through the ages like we would like Even for a writer like Kerouac JennyPlace for the StolenUnderground Writing Project