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Jack Kerouac
A look at Jack Kerouac and the Beat movement.
# 124256 | 1,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , History (U.S. Baby Boom Years 1945-1965)

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An exploration of Jack Kerouac's and the beats' socio-political beliefs, as expressed in his books, "On the Road" and the "Dharma Bums."

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"Jack Kerouac was the founding father of the Beat movement. The Beat movement, according to Kerouac, was shorthand for beatific. Kerouac believed that he was speaking out for those who were marginalized by the society of the ...s (Prothero). While much has been written about the literary revolution that the Beats engendered, comparatively little attention has been paid to the inherently political nature of their writing. The Beats emerged from the stolidity of the ...s and challenged some of the fundamental tenets...."

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