By Hassan Melehy
Of the greater than twenty-five biographies of Kerouac, few have heavily tested his dating to the French language and the cause of his bilingualism, the Québec Diaspora. even though this heritage has lengthy been well-known in French-language remedies, it's a new size in Anglophone reviews of his writing. In a theoretically educated dialogue, Hassan Melehy explores how Kerouac's poetics of exile includes meditations on relocating among territories and languages. faraway from being a naïve pursuit, Kerouac's writing perform not just answered yet contributed to a few of the most important aesthetic and philosophical currents of the 20 th century during which notions akin to otherness and nomadism took form. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory deals a tremendous reassessment of a author who, regardless of a readership that extends over a lot of the globe, continues to be poorly liked at home.
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Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory by Hassan Melehy