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  • Author: Maher, Paul, Jr.

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52347737

Recent historical biography of Lowell, Massachusetts writer, Jack Kerouac. Based largely on primary sources. Written by an independent scholar whose childhood and later life was also spent in Lowell.

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Dublin, Thomas

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24214090

Find Online: OL1549242M

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From the inside cover: "Lowell, Massachusetts, was America's first large-scale planned industrial community. After its establishment as a town in 1826, Lowell was celebrated for its innovative textile technology and its unique workforce of young…

  • Author: Skinazi, Karen E.H.

Date: 2009

Publication: Canadian Review of American Studies

Volume: 39


Find in a Library: 630694433

From Skinazi: "This paper will show that, in 'On the Road,' Kerouac reflects on what it is to be a Franco-American man—both American and not....Jack Kerouac believed that his French Canadian roots held the key to his knowledge, despite the…