The Kerouac Connection No. 23 (Summer 1992). James Morton, Rod Anstee, Jim Burns, Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac, John Montgomery, David Moore, John Parkinson, John Rupert, Herschel Silverman.
The Kerouac Connection No. 23 (Summer 1992)
The Kerouac Connection No. 23 (Summer 1992)
The Kerouac Connection No. 23 (Summer 1992)

The Kerouac Connection No. 23 (Summer 1992)

ISBN: (ISSN)09542965
Glasgow, Scotland: The Kerouac Connection, 1992. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage number of the UK literary journal of the Beat Generation & especially Jack Kerouac, edited by James Morton, features a lengthy article by John Rupert which parses Kerouac's famous, not always well-understood "Spontaneous Prose" method, with many references, quotes & scholarly footnotes. Also in this issue are more densely informative articles including "W.H.O. On First?," about a mysterious, pseudonymous self-claimed Florida acquaintance of Kerouac; an essay on Kerouac's life in Florida by his (definite) friend John Montgomery & more. With a section of Kerouac-themed & inspired poems by Jim Burns, Herschel Silverman & others; a supplementary sequel with additional listings of recordings by & about Kerouac & Neal Cassady (see issue No. 19, our item No. 4425) by former editor David Moore; contemporary Beat book reviews by Anstee, Burns, Montgomery, Moore & others; a "News" section on then-current Beat developments; Morton's "Atop an Underwood" editorial page; "Small Ads" in the old classified style; notes on contributors &, on the final page leaf, obituary-tributes to Montgomery & John Parkinson, editor of the seminal A Casebook on the Beat (1961, see our item No. 4086), who had both died that year, by Morton & Burns respectively. A very broad, rich & rewarding issue in this most important & collectible series. In very fine condition with only very slight rubbing to front cover, mild-to-moderate rubbing to back cover nearest spine & stapled spine; a few tiny bumps & short, faint creases at thin edges & corners of same. Interior with only miniscule bumps at lower corners of some page leaves; otherwise substantially mint. Very Fine. [Item #4462]

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