Jack Kerouac was actually a native French speaker. His parents were both French Canadian and moved to Lowell, Mass where Jack was born. His Christian name is Jean Louis Lebris de Kerouac. Many critics attribute his bizarre ability to write poetic run-on sentences to the fact that English grammar rules weren't as natural to him as French ones. -mcd

Jack Kerouac was actually a native French speaker. His parents were both French Canadian and moved to Lowell, Mass where Jack was born. His Christian name is Jean Louis Lebris de Kerouac. Many critics attribute his bizarre ability to write poetic run-on sentences to the fact that English grammar rules weren't as natural to him as French ones. -mcd

Jack Kerouac - Google Search

Jack Kerouac - Google Search

Jim Henson and Kermit – Still one of my inspirations. Such a great photo.

Jim Henson and Kermit – Still one of my inspirations. Such a great photo.

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

on the set...

on the set...

Kotaro Takamura (1883~1956), Japanese poet and sculptor at his home.

Kotaro Takamura (1883~1956), Japanese poet and sculptor at his home.

Exhibition "On The Road by Jack Kerouac: The epic, from read to seen" at the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris (until August 19, 2012)  ... Written between April 2 and April 22 1951, the book is comprised of 125,000 words, type-written on one long scroll reaching an impressive 36 meters (118 feet) long. It was not until 2007 that the novel was published in its original style, 370 pages of a single, continuous paragraph.

On The Road, Kerouac's original manuscript in Paris

Exhibition "On The Road by Jack Kerouac: The epic, from read to seen" at the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris (until August 19, 2012) ... Written between April 2 and April 22 1951, the book is comprised of 125,000 words, type-written on one long scroll reaching an impressive 36 meters (118 feet) long. It was not until 2007 that the novel was published in its original style, 370 pages of a single, continuous paragraph.

artistsandicons:  Jack Kerouac in Greenwich Village, 1958

artistsandicons: Jack Kerouac in Greenwich Village, 1958

Existentialism on Main Street: The Rock & Roll Philosophy of Albert Camus

Existentialism on Main Street: The Rock & Roll Philosophy of Albert Camus

人是存在於孤立疏離之間以及生活的荒謬性 --異鄉人--

Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami

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