Brother-souls : John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat generation (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Brother-souls : John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat generation

Author: Ann Charters; Samuel Charters
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Clellon Holmes met Jack Kerouac on a hot New York City weekend in 1948, and until the end of Kerouac's life they were--in Holmes's words--'Brother Souls.' Both were neophyte novelists, hungry for literary fame but just as hungry to find a new way of responding to their experiences in a postwar American society that for them had lost its direction. Late one night as they sat talking, Kerouac spontaneously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: John Clellon Holmes; Jack Kerouac; John Clellon Holmes; Jack Kerouac; John Clellon Holmes; Jack Kerouac; John Clellon Holmes; Jack Kerouac
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Charters; Samuel Charters
ISBN: 9781604735796 1604735791 9781604735802 1604735805
OCLC Number: 580105103
Description: xvi, 441 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A prologue --
A usable past --
The magic of words --
Whatever world there would be --
The stale bread of dedication --
A weekend in July --
A kind of beatness --
Neal & Co. --
This particular kind of madness --
Angelic visions --
In the temple of the gods --
A torrent of words --
The liveitup kid --
Perfect fools --
The rising tide of fame --
What am I doing here? --
The horn --
Too-late words --
A sweet attention --
To the edge of eros --
Gypsying --
A turn of the circle --
Gone in October --
On a porch in Boulder --
Final chorus.
Responsibility: Ann Charters and Samuel Charters.

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John Clellon Holmes met Jack Kerouac on a hot New York City weekend in 1948, and until the end of Kerouac's life they were - in Holmes's words - "Brother Souls". Brother Souls is the remarkable  Read more...

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