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Title:On the Road
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0140042598
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Number of Pages:307
Category:Classics, Fiction, Travel, Literature

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC On the Road p i On the Road i chronicles Jack Kerouac s years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady a sideburned hero of the snowy West As Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty the two roam the country in a quest for self knowledge and experience Kerouac s love of America his compassion for humanity and his sense of language as jazz combine to make i On the Road i an inspirational work of lasting importance p p Kerouac s classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be Beat and has inspired every generation since its initial publication p

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Lonesome Traveler, The Subterraneans, On the Road, On the Road: the Original Scroll, The Dharma Bums, Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings, Maggie Cassidy, Tristessa, Big Sur, Desolation Angels
Tristessa is the name with which Kerouac baptized Esperanza Villanueva a Catholic Mexican young woman a prostitute and addict to certain drugs whom he fell in love with during one of his stays in Mexico a country that he frequently visited by the middle of the fifties Wrapped in a spiritual atmosphere that expresses the yearnings of Kerouac to find himself Tristessa translated by Jorge Garc a Robles a specialist in the beat generation is the story of the strange loving relationship that the author had with Esperanza as well as the significant description of the atmosphere that surrounded it which depicts some key places of Mexico City back then Hero of the beat generation the creator of a model of life that would be followed by thousands of young people in the entire world a sui generis mystic Tristessa which until recently was not known in Spanish and that was published in English is one of his fresher and better achieved works br br Tristessa es el nombre con el que Kerouac bautiz a Esperanza Villanueva una joven mexicana cat lica prostituta y adicta a ciertas drogas de quien se enamor durante una de sus estancias en M xico pa s que visitaba con frecuencia a mediados de los a os cincuenta Tristessa en la traducci n de Jorge Garc a Robles especialista en la generaci n beat es el relato de la extra a relaci n amorosa que tuvo con Esperanza as como la significativa descripci n del ambiente que la rodeaba en la que aparecen retratos de algunos lugares clave de la Ciudad de M xico Plaza Garibaldi Ni o Perdido la colonia Roma Escritor al rojo vivo como lo calific Henry Miller h roe de la generaci n beat creador de un modelo de vida que seguir an miles de j venes en todo el mundo m stico sui g neris Tristessa que hasta hace poco no se conoc a en espa ol y que se public en ingl s apenas hace diez a os es una de sus obras m s frescas y mejor logradas, With the publication of b On the Road b in Jack Kerouac became at once the spokesman and hero of the Beat Generation Along with such visionaries as William S Burroughs Neal Cassady and Allen Ginsberg Kerouac changed the face of American literature igniting a counterculture revolution that even now decades later burns brighter than ever in b Desolation Angels b br br In one of the major cinematic events of Jack Kerouac s legendary Beat classic i On the Road i finally hits the big screen Directed by Walter Salles i The Motorcycle Diaries i i Paris Je T Aime i and with a cast of some of Hollywood s biggest young stars including Kristen Stewart The Twilight Saga Sam Riley Garrett Hedlund Kirsten Dunst Amy Adams i Julie amp Julia i i The Fighter i Tom Sturridge and Viggo Mortensen the Lord of the Rings trilogy i The Road i the film will attract new fans who will be inspired by Kerouac s revolutionary writing, Before Jack Kerouac expressed the spirit of a generation in his classic i On the Road i he spent years figuring out how he wanted to live and above all learning how to write i Atop an Underwood i brings together more than sixty previously unpublished works that Kerouac wrote before he was twenty two ranging from stories and poems to plays and parts of novels including an excerpt from his merchant marine novel i The Sea Is My Brother i These writings reveal what Kerouac was thinking doing and dreaming during his formative years and reflect his primary literary influences Readers will also find in these works the source of Kerouac s spontaneous prose style br br Uncovering a fascinating missing link in Kerouac s development as a writer i Atop an Underwood i is essential reading for Kerouac fans scholars and critics, When someone asks Where does Kerouac get that stuff say From you He lay awake all night listening with eyes and ears A night of a thousand years Heard it in the womb heard it in the cradle heard it in school heard it on the floor of life s stock exchange where dreams are traded for gold Henry MillerOne of the dozen books written by Jack Kerouac in the early and mid s b Maggie Cassidy b was not published until after the appearance of b On the Road b had made its author famous overnight Long out of print this touching novel of adolescent love in a New England mill town with its straight forward narrative structure is one of Kerouac s most accesible works It is a remarkable bittersweet evocation of the awkwardness and the joy of growing up in America