Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction

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In the only critical examination of all of Jack Kerouac's published prose, James T. Jones turns to Freud to show how the great Beat writer used the Oedipus myth to shape not only his individual works but also the entire body of his writing. Like Balzac, Jones explains, Kerouac conceived an overall plan for his total writing corpus, which he called the Duluoz Legend after Jack Duluoz, his fictional alter ego. While Kerouac's work attracts biographical treatmentthe ninth full-length biography was published in 1998Jones takes ...

Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction 1999, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809322633

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