Jack Kerouac’s ex-girlfriend lifts lid on beat novelist’s increase and autumn

Jack Kerouac’s ex-girlfriend lifts lid on beat novelist’s increase and autumn

On the highway writer Jack Kerouac listens to himself regarding the radio in 1959. Photograph: John Cohen/Getty Photos Photograph: John Cohen/Getty Images

The previous gf associated with leading novelist for the beat generation Jack Kerouac has revealed information on their event and their lineage into strange behaviour on finding popularity, in a book that is new be posted significantly more than 40 years after their death.

Joyce Johnson, an author that is accomplished additionally dispels the misconception that Kerouac’s writing ended up being efficiently spontaneous. She recalls that he spent years revising his work and carefully crafted each paragraph where he claimed his novel On the Road was written in a blast of energy during three weeks in 1951. Continue reading “Jack Kerouac’s ex-girlfriend lifts lid on beat novelist’s increase and autumn”