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The BeatsA Teaching Companion$
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Nancy M. Grace

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781949979954

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781949979954.001.0001

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Gender, Race, and Narrative in On the Road

Gender, Race, and Narrative in On the Road

(p.87) Chapter Seven Gender, Race, and Narrative in On the Road
The Beats

Ronna C. Johnson

Liverpool University Press

Johnson explores a successful method for teaching the seminal Beat novel: Kerouac On the Road. She focuses on gender, sexuality, and race, using a feminist lens to reveal how Kerouac employed consistently deft moves of thematic installation and subversion to transform the canonical quest narrative into the postmodern.

Keywords:   Gender, Race, Narrative, Kerouac, Feminism

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