Jack Kerouac Quotes (68 quotes)
“A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.”
On the road (1979 edition), Viking Pr
Book of Dreams (2001)
Letter (24 June 1949), published in The Beat Vision: A Primary Sourcebook (1987) edited by Arthur Knight and Kit Knight
Pomes All Sizes (1992)
Road novels 1957-1960 (2007 edition), Hubsta Ltd
“It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.”
The New York Journal-American (8 Dec 1960)
Letter to Alan Harrington (1949) published in Kerouac: Selected Letters: Volume 1 1940-1956 (1996)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJack Kerouac
Born: March 12, 1922
Died: October 21, 1969 (aged 47)
Occupation: Novelist, poet, painter
Bio: Jean-Louis Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous method of writing, covering topics such as Catholic spirituality, jazz, promiscuity, Buddhism, drugs, poverty, and travel.