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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 313–336.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to more than two dozen in 1998. Vladimir Nabokov and Jack Kerouac tie for first place with five books each, although a number of writers, including the frequently overlooked John O’Hara, Henry Roth, Conrad Aiken, and Jean Sta√ord, feature in either individ- ual book-length studies, book...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2000
... with five books, including three substantial biographies of Kerouac and one of Burroughs. As always, Southerners reap a plentiful harvest. Southern Quarterly honors Zora Neale Hurston with a special issue, and Texas writer William Humphrey and Kentucky author Janice Holt Giles receive long-overdue attention...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 307–331.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Kerouac, with three each. Dorothy Parker, Pearl S. Buck, Malcolm Lowry, Vardis Fisher, and Mary McCarthy reemerge as well; Fisher and Lowry claim essay collections and McCarthy a biography. Scholarship on science fiction is again sparse, while detectives hold their own. Special journal issues...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 335–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... The letters of Wolfe, Wal- lace Stegner, and Lewis Mumford also appear, as do new editions of D’Arcy McNickle’s The Surrounded, James Agee’s A Death in the Fam- ily, and Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. Ellison and Bernard Malamud are the subjects of substantial biographies. In addition to such usual...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 309–333.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to this chapter, including among others Flannery O’Connor, Jack Kerouac, Ralph Ellison, J. D. Salinger, Bernard Malamud, James Baldwin, Vladimir Nabokov, Paul Bowles, Chester Himes, and Saul Bellow, Dickstein shows how ‘‘the changes in American fiction’’ during this era ‘‘reflected the transformation...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 335–361.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and Ralph Ellison, Dorothy Parker, Robert Penn Warren, Thomas Wolfe, and Flannery O’Connor are the recipients of book-length studies as well as a number of individual essays. Ed Ricketts, Jack Kerouac, Paul Bowles, and Ray Bradbury receive substantial biographies, and O’Connor, Ellison, Ayn...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 321–346.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Vladimir Nabokov, Wallace Stegner, and the Beat movement each receive one or more book-length studies, and substantial biographies appear on Nabokov, O’Connor, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and John Clellon Holmes. Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Saul Bellow are honored with volumes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 303–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... up the complicated nature of socialization in the colonial context of Native America in the early twentieth century.” vi  Iconoclasts and Detectives a. The Beats  In Kerouac in Ecstasy: Shamanic Expression in the Writ- ings (McFarland) Thomas R. Bierowski considers “Jack Kerouac’s role...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 279–307.
Published: 01 September 2016
... receives a chapbook acknowledging his interest in the American West, Jack Kerouac inspires a book-length study of his forays into Mexico, and H. P. Lovecraft and Bradbury are honored with critical editions of their stories. Ralph Elli- son, Zora Neale Hurston, and Nabokov, among others, are featured...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 259–282.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Kerouac s well-known road novel. While Dean Moriarty and Sal Paradise look to the road for individual freedom and mobility, they overlook the environmental harm and cultural commodification that the road and its reliance on oil products really represents. Both the car and the road, Obernesser asserts...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and on works by Kerouac, Ellison, Salinger, William Bur- roughs, Chester Himes, and Hisaye Yamamoto, among others, Wheeler demonstrates how ‘‘postwar Žction transfers di Ycult memories from the individual to the urban landscape’’ and o Vers alternatives to the barriers of containment through the shift...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 323–350.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... A number of authors are the recipi- ents of one or more book-length studies, including John Steinbeck, James Agee, Dorothy Parker, Richard Wright, Flannery O’Connor, Zora Neale Hurston, Ayn Rand, and Jack Kerouac. Ralph Ellison and Vladimir Nabokov are the focus of Cambridge...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 289–314.
Published: 01 September 2014
... literacy and cultural heritage.” Rob Wilson, “Masters of Adaptation: Paul Bowles, the Beats, and ‘Fellaheen Orientalism’ ” (CulturalP 8, ii: 193–206), examines the conflicting views of Bowles and Jack Kerouac “toward ‘conversion’ and toward the implicit 310 Fiction...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 349–367.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 1950s works. The influence of Irish culture and literature on Kerouac as well as Kerouac’s Celtic ancestry is noted in Michael S. Begnal’s ‘‘ ‘To Be an IrishmanToo’: Jack Kerouac’s Irish Connection’’ (Studies 92: 371–77). In ‘‘The Melting Pot that Boiled Over: Racial Fetishism and the Lingua Franca...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2000
... its utterance is so intense that a surrounding discourse or context fades away completely, Plath s dramatic monologues reflect a poetic intersubjectivity with critical implications for the history of mod- ernist poetics. iv Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, and Silent Beats The desire...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on Patricia Highsmith, Julian W. Connolly on Nabokov, Joshua Kupetz on Jack Kerouac, and Victoria Aarons on Bellow. The narrative innovations of the authors covered in the volume, comments Timothy Parrish, “helped to define the history of the form, while their stories have remained persistently...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
... enterprise re-creating and reflecting on the history of the region.” vi  Iconoclasts and Detectives a. The Beats  In Action Writing: Jack Kerouac’s Wild Form (So. Ill.) Michael Hrebeniak explores the way in which much of Kerouac’s work was driven by “the movement between social withdrawal...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 391–415.
Published: 01 September 2002
... resonance with a number of younger writers, especially those associated with the Language group. Coolidge is also a drummer, and his Now It’s Jazz: Writings on Kerouac and the Sounds collects 11 generally impressionistic essays, notes, and talks on Jack Ker- ouac (including ‘‘Kerouac: A Talk which...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 311–333.
Published: 01 September 2010
... political ethos” and “emphasize[s] the complexities of freedom.” In “We’re on a Road to Nowhere: Steinbeck, Kerouac, and the Legacy of the Great Depression” (SNNTS 40: 308–27) Jason Spangler provides a comparative study of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath and Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. Both novels...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that provide a global approach to the Beats. Lee stresses that the volume is not . . . a recep- tion study but instead an effort to extend the literary map beyond the usual canon that includes Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, or Allen Ginsberg. The collection considers what it is to encounter Beat...