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The Resource The haunted life : and other writings, Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd Tietchen

The haunted life : and other writings, Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd Tietchen

Label
The haunted life : and other writings
Title
The haunted life
Title remainder
and other writings
Statement of responsibility
Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd Tietchen
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In late 1944, under rather mysterious circumstances, aspiring writer Jack Kerouac lost a novella-length manuscript titled The Haunted Life. Set in Galloway, a fictionalized version of Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, the coming-of-age story of Peter Martin-a character based on the author's recently departed friend Sebastian Sampas-tackles the pressing issues of the day. At home in the working-class town the summer before his sophomore year at Boston College, Peter finds himself conflicted. Like many Americans, Peter is unsure, suspended between the economic crisis of the previous decade and the impending US entry into World War II. In The Haunted Life, Peter struggles to define what he believes to be intellectually true and worthy of his life and talents. Skillfully edited by Todd F. Tietchen, assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, The Haunted Life is rounded out by sketches, notes, and reflections Kerouac kept during the novella's composition as well as a revealing selection of correspondence with his father, Leo."--Publisher information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerouac, Jack
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3521.E735
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tietchen, Todd F.
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  • Short stories, American
  • College students
  • FICTION
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • College students
  • Short stories, American
  • Erzählung
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Label
The haunted life : and other writings, Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd Tietchen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 23)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Jack Kerouac's ghosts -- I. The haunted life -- II. Sketches & reflections : For The haunted life: The odyssey of Peter Martin (1943) ; For The haunted life (April 12, 1944) ; Post-fatalism (Bastille Day, July 14, 1943) ; Typing exercise (1944) ; The dream, the conversation, and the deed-- Some of Peter Martin's frenzy (c. 1947) ; There's no use denying it (1945) ; Outline of subsequent synopsis: The town and the city (1948) ; Some town and city conclusions -- III. Jack & Leo Kerouac : Letters (1942-1943), by Leo Kerouac ; A sketch of Gerard (1942), by Leo Kerouac ; A sketch of Nashua and Lowell (1942), by Leo Kerouac ; Diary entry (1945), by Jack Kerouac ; An example of non*spontaneous deliberated prose (October 11, 1954), by Jack Kerouac ; Reflection on Leo (1963), by Jack Kerouac
Control code
ocn853310539
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 193 pages
Isbn
9780306823657
Lccn
2013039075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)853310539
Label
The haunted life : and other writings, Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd Tietchen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 23)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Jack Kerouac's ghosts -- I. The haunted life -- II. Sketches & reflections : For The haunted life: The odyssey of Peter Martin (1943) ; For The haunted life (April 12, 1944) ; Post-fatalism (Bastille Day, July 14, 1943) ; Typing exercise (1944) ; The dream, the conversation, and the deed-- Some of Peter Martin's frenzy (c. 1947) ; There's no use denying it (1945) ; Outline of subsequent synopsis: The town and the city (1948) ; Some town and city conclusions -- III. Jack & Leo Kerouac : Letters (1942-1943), by Leo Kerouac ; A sketch of Gerard (1942), by Leo Kerouac ; A sketch of Nashua and Lowell (1942), by Leo Kerouac ; Diary entry (1945), by Jack Kerouac ; An example of non*spontaneous deliberated prose (October 11, 1954), by Jack Kerouac ; Reflection on Leo (1963), by Jack Kerouac
Control code
ocn853310539
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 193 pages
Isbn
9780306823657
Lccn
2013039075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)853310539

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