US novelist. His fast-moving, stream of
consciousness novel On The Road (1957) became the
quintessential text of the Beat Generation.
1949 Letter, 24 Jun.
have nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
nothing, offer, anybody, own, confusion
John Clellon Holmes?and I were sitting around trying to think up the
meaning of the Lost Generation and the subsequent
Existentialism and I said,'You know, this is really a beat
generation'and he leapt up and said,'That's it, that's right!'
John, Clellon, sitting, trying, think, meaning, Lost, Generation, subsequent
The road is life.
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