Posts Tagged ‘on the road’


Carolyn Cassady (1923-2013)

22 settembre 2013


She was born Carolyn Robinson on April 23, 1923 in Lansing, Michigan the youngest  of five. Read the rest of this entry ?


American Muse, Holy Fool

27 dicembre 2012
Neal Cassady (1926-1968)

Neal Cassady (1926-1968)

di Scott Staton per il New Yorker

The critic Morris Dickstein once said that Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” is more important as a myth or a cultural marker than as a novel. Its story of exhilaration and adventure resonates with young readers in the abstract, but few will deny its stretches of tedium, or fail to note the misogyny and narcissism expressed by the misbehaving male characters. Read the rest of this entry ?


A Pair of Dicks! (Dear Mr. Kerouac)

7 ottobre 2012

The problem as I see it is that it can make your protagonists come off like—how to put this, exactly?—well, like a pair of dicks. By way of example, you have Dean Moriarty Read the rest of this entry ?


“Con emozione, sì, con emozione altissima”

26 marzo 2012

(foto di Moises Di Sante)

E’ ufficiale. Paolo Vinti, santo poeta perugino morto nel novembre del 2010, avrà una sua via a Casa del Diavolo (Pg).

(Fonte: Umbrialeft)


Buona visione

7 marzo 2012



Steinbeck vs. Kerouac

18 febbraio 2012

John Steinbeck (1902-1968)

di Frank Jacobs per Big Think

In 1960, feeling he might not be long for this earth, John Steinbeck decided to travel across the length and breadth of America for one last time.

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La prima volta che incontrai Dean

19 gennaio 2012

Garrett Hedlund

Le foto di Garret Hedlund (che sarà Dean Moriarty) e del regista Walter Salles durante le riprese di On the road.

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