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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 499–506.
Published: 01 December 2017
... University Press , 2017 . 297 pages. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory , by Melehy Hassan . London : Bloomsbury , 2016 . 255 pages. Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the “Howl” Generation , edited by Geis Deborah R. London : Bloomsbury , 2016 . 357 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 243–272.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Aaron Chandler Placing Jack Kerouac’s representations of poverty in dialogue with the work of anthropologist Oscar Lewis, originator of the “culture of poverty” thesis, this essay demonstrates that their disparate modes of allegiance with the poor share roots in the same unstable poverty ontology...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters O liver H arris n June 23, 1953, an aspiring poet employed as a copyboy for the New York World Telegram...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 170–196.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jason Vredenburg In both the critical literature and the popular imagination, Jack Kerouac’s seminal road narrative On the Road is often viewed as a celebration of American individualism and frontier myth. Placing the novel within the context of the changing approach to automotive infrastructure...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 241–242.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Anne Anlin Cheng aacheng@Princeton.edu Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 The winner of this year’s prize is Aaron Chandler’s “Slum Simulacra: Jack Kerouac, Oscar Lewis, and Cultures of Poverty.” The judge is Anne Anlin Cheng, professor of English at Princeton University...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... actually to name and identify the subject of all these verbal negotiations” (94). Gelpi discovers in Ashbery a submerged reflection of his own yearning for something beyond the play of language. Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Everson employ varieties of “the language of incarnation” (95...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (3): 245–270.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., Thomas” (175). 9 Ginsberg had sent an earlier draft to Kerouac a few days before the letter to Eugene. But since the former’s date is unknown, the latter sets the terminus ad quem for the compositional process of the foregoing few weeks. 10 In fact, it seems that several features...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... polarizing than such debates” (xxi). This sounds modest enough, and inclusive. With the exception of Maxine Hong Kingston, however, the writers Arthur examines are white men, suggesting a peculiarly narrow sort of inclusiveness. Yet each of these men—James Agee, Jack Kerouac, Russell Banks...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2013
... scathing critique of a wel- fare state that placed limitations on the total freedom to buy and sell. In various letters to Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac in the late 1940s and early ‘50s, Burroughs emphasized that the United States was not merely over- restrictive and conformist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... See Ozieblo Gurdjieff, G. 1. See Rauve H a rris, Oliver. “Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters.” 46.2 (2000): 171-192 Hall, Radclyffe. See Green Hamner, Robert D.“Creolizing Homer for the Stage:Walcott’s The Odyssey...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Likewise, the following chapter on Jack Kerouac explores his Ca- nadian heritage as a camouflaged but important element in the genesis of the Beats’ rebellious zeitgeist. By linking the Latin American youth- oriented rebellions of La Onda to Canadian sensibilities, and to the Beats’ idealization...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... that the Beat writers, such as Kerouac and Ginsberg, responded so strongly to jazz and made it a galvanizing part of their own lingo was because the music and the romanticized lifestyle of its musicians (Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, et al.) signified spontaneous expression...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 341–353.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by writers as diverse as Flan- nery O’Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jack Kerouac—to craft an incor- ruptibly personal style, but rather by elaborating formal concomitants of the systemic forces seen to threaten middle-class individuality. We might thus see the postmodern deemphasis of character...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... New York: Vintage, 2003. 5-8. Danto, Arthur. After the End of Art: Contemporary Art and the Pale of History. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1997. Douglas, Ann. ‘“Telepathic Shock and Meaning Excitement’: Kerouac’s Poetics of Intimacy.” College Literature 27.1 (Winter 2000...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
... h e twentieth century saw successive waves of American writers on France, from James and Wharton to the so-called lost generation of Stein, Hemingway, Miller, Fitzgerald, et al. in the twenties and thirties, and on to the post-WorldWar II generation of James Jones, Jack Kerouac, Irwin Shaw...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Jung, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, John Cage, Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, and many others. Notions we have inherited that Buddhism is about “pure experience,” satori , or sudden enlightenment, and that Zen represents an ideal state of tranquility beyond language can be, in many ways, traced...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., Ann. “‘Punching a Hole in the Big Lie’: The Achievement of William Burroughs.” Word Virus: The William Burroughs Reader. Ed. James Grau- erholz and Ira Silverberg. New York: Grove, 1998. xv-viii. Eburne, Jonathan. “Trafficking in the Void: Burroughs, Kerouac, and the Con...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 90–116.
Published: 01 March 2012
....” Disembodied Poetics: Annals of the Jack Kerouac School. Ed. Anne Waldman and Andrew Schelling. U of New Mexico P, 1994. 71-94. “An Interview with Nathaniel Mackey.” By Christopher Funkhouser. Callaloo 18.2 (1995) 321-34. Michaels, Walter Benn. Our America: Nativism, Modernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... countercultural writers like Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson. However, when Oscar reinvents himself as Buffalo Zeta Brown and returns to legal practice in Revolt, he must suture his professional identity. He must bridge the gap between himself and his clients, becoming a true minority professional...