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For questions about the works of Jack Kerouac and his life as a writer.

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What's polybdenum?

In The Dharma Bums, Ray buys "a polybdenum bottle, with screw top" at the Berkeley Ski Shop (chapter 14), saying he plans to use it "to carry honey up to the moutains" but that he mostly "used it as a ...
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How ‘stream of consciousness’ was On the Road? Was it planned or edited?

The Beat writer Jack Kerouac is noted for his "stream of consciousness" writing style exemplified in his 1957 novel, On the Road, but there seems to be conflicting evidence on how "stream of ...