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Primary Works

The Town and the City, 1950, novel; On the Road , 1957, novel; The Dharma Bums , 1958, novel, PS3521.E735 D5; The Subterraneans , 1958, novel, PS3521 .E735 S9; Mexico City Blues (242 Choruses) , 1959, poetry, PS3521.E735 M4; Maggie Cassidy: A Love Story , 1959, novel; Dr Sax , 1959, novel; Tristessa , 1960, novel, PS 3521 .E735 T73; Lonesome Traveller , 1960, novel; Book of Dreams , 1961, dream transcripts; Big Sur , 1962, novel, PS3521 .E735 B5; Visions of Gerard , 1963, novel, PS3521 .E735 V6; Desolation Angels, 1965, novel; Satori in Paris , 1966, novel, PS3521.E735 Z474x; The Vanity of Duluoz , 1968; Pic, 1971, novel, PS3521 .E735 P5; Scattered Poems , 1971, poetry, PS3521 .E735 A6; Visions of Cody, 1972, PS3521 .E735 V5; Book of Dreams, 1981, PS3521 .E735 B66x; Lonesome Traveler, 1989, PS 3521 .E735 L6; Book of Blues , 1995.

Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954. Brinkley, Douglas (ed. and introd.). NY: Viking, 2004. 

The Portable Jack Kerouac. Charters, Ann. ed. NY: Penguin, 2007.

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters. Morgan, Bill. ed. NY: Viking, 2010.

Selected Bibliography 2000-Present

Amram, David. Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac. NY: Thunder's Mouth, 2002.

Arthur, Jason. Violet America: Regional Cosmopolitanism in U. S. Fiction since the Great Depression. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2013.

Bierowski, Thomas R. Kerouac in Ecstasy: Shamanic Expression in the Writings. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011.

Chandarlapaty, Raj. The Beat Generation and Counterculture: Paul Bowles, William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac. NY: Peter Lang, 2009.

Charters, Ann. Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat-Generation. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2010.

Dittman, Michael J. Jack Kerouac: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2004.

Giamo, Ben. Kerouac, the Word and the Way: Prose Artist as Spiritual Quester. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2000.

Homes, A. M. Beat Generation. NY: Thunder's Mouth, 2005.

Horan, Richard. Seeds: One Man's Serendipitious Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton. NY: Harper Perennial, 2011.

Hrebeniak, Michael. Action Writing: Jack Kerouac's Wild Form. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2006.

Hunt, Tim. The Textuality of Soulwork: Jack Kerouac's Quest for Spontaneous Prose. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2014.

Johnson, Joyce. The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac. NY: Viking, 2012.

Kashner, Sam. When I Was Cool: My Life at the Jack Kerouac School. NY: HarperCollins, 2003.

Kerouac-Parker, Edie and others. You'll Be Okay: My Life with Jack Kerouac. San Francisco: City Lights, 2007.

Leland, John. Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of On the Road (They're Not What You Think). NY: Viking, 2007.

Maher, Paul, Jr. Jack Kerouac's American Journey: The Real-Life Odyssey of On the Road. NY: Thunder's Mouth, 2007.

Martinez, Manuel L. Countering the Counterculture: Rereading Postwar American Dissent from Jack Kerouac to Tomás Rivera. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Phillips, Rod. 'Forest Beatniks' and 'Urban Thoreaus': Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac, Lew Welch, and Michael McClure. NY: Peter Lang, 2000.

Sterritt, David. Screening the Beats: Media Culture and the Beat Sensibility. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, 2004.

Stiles, Bradley J. Emerson's Contemporaries and Kerouac's Crowd: A Problem of Self-Location. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2003.

Suiter, John. Poets on the Peaks: Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen & Jack Kerouac in the North Cascades. NY: Counterpoint, 2002.

Weaver, Helen. The Awakener: A Memoir of Kerouac and the Fifties. San Francisco, CA: City Lights, 2009.

Theado, Matt. Jack Kerouac. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2000.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 10: Jack Kerouac." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: (provide page date or date of your login).

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