TITLE

The End of the Road

AUTHOR(S)
Reno, R. R.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct2008, Issue 186, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the book "On the Road," by Jack Kerouac and explains its impact on U.S. culture. The book chronicles a series of road trips made by a group of wandering artists. It was written in response to traditional culture of education, family and home-ownerships goals. As a result of the book, things that were previously considered to be marks of a lazy and debauched lifestyle were eventually accepted and even praised.
ACCESSION #
34485786

 

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