Book
English

The portable Jack Kerouac

Ann Charters (editor), Jack Kerouac (author)
Title
The portable Jack Kerouac / Kerouac, Jack ; ed. by Charters, Ann
Editor
Ann Charters
Author
Jack Kerouac
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Penguin, 1996 | Other editions
XXV, 621 p.
ISBN
0-14-017819-8

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About Ann Charters

Ann Charters, née Ann Ruth Danberg (born November 10, 1936) is a professor of American Literature at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.

Early life and career

Charters was born on November 10, 1936, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is a professor of American Literature at the University of Connecticut at Storrs and has been interested in Beat writers since 1956, when as an undergraduate English major at the University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 1957) she attended the repeat performance of the Six Gallery Poetry reading in San Francisco where Allen Ginsberg gave his second public reading of "Howl." She began collecting books written by Beat writers when she was a graduate student at Columbia University (M.A. 1960; Ph.D 1965), and after completing her doctorate she worked with Jack Kerouac to compile his bibliography. After his death she wrote the first Kerouac biography (Kerouac: A Biography); published …Read more on Wikipedia

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