A Map of Mexico City Blues


In this pioneering critical study of Jack Kerouac s book-length poem, "Mexico City Blues "a" "poetic parallel to the writer s fictional saga, the Duluoz Legend James T. Jones uses a rich and flexible neoformalist approach to argue his case for the importance of Kerouac s rarely studied poem. After a brief summary of Kerouac s poetic career, Jones embarks on a thorough reading of "Mexico City Blues "from several different perspectives: he first focuses on Kerouac s use of autobiography in the poem and then discusses how ...

A Map of Mexico City Blues 1992, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809318285