Present at the Creation: Kerouac's "On the Road"


Subject:
Literary Movements and Periods , Beat Generation

Description:
2002 report about the creation of Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road," which was published in 1957 and had been "completed -- from start to finish -- in only three weeks. And he used just one long, scrolled piece of paper, improvising endlessly, just like a jazz musician." Features audio and video of Kerouac reading, image of the scroll, excerpt from the book, and links to related material. From National Public Radio (NPR).

Publisher:
National Public Radio (NPR)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/ontheroad/


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