Articles tagged beat literature

5 Oct 2007 // 3:32 AM

Jack Kerouac’s sound of America

OK, so here I am, sitting in front of a computer, 50 years after the fact of the matter—which is the publication, on Sept. 5, 1957, of

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After 50 years, Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ still matters

The road narrative has been a staple of American literature from Lewis-and-Clark days to Cormac McCarthy’s most recent novel. One of the most enduring,

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3 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

A trip to remember as ‘On the Road’ turns 50

Fifty years ago this week, a generation of Americans went “On the Road.” We were mostly in our late teens or early 20s, mostly male,

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Readers head down Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ again as the book turns 50

From its start, America was a westward-leaning country. The notion that a person could always head west to pursue his dreams, find himself, or start

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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