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Un Homme Grand

Jack Kerouac at the Crossroads of Many Cultures/Jack Kerouac a la confluence des cultures

by (author) Pierre Anctil

McGill-Queen's University Press
Initial publish date
Jul 1990
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    Jul 1990
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The essays collected in this volume constitute a breakthrough in an understanding of the life and works of Kerouac. Fellow Beats, biographers, critics, poets and scholars write about their views of a man who epitomizes both the American Dream and the Fren

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Pierre Anctil is an award-winning author, a member of the Royal Society of Canada since 2012 and a full professor at the Department of History of the University of Ottawa, where he teaches contemporary Canadian history and Canadian Jewish history. He has written at length on the history of Montreal’s Jewish community and on the current debates on cultural pluralism in Canada. His most recent English-language titles are Jacob Isaac Segal: A Montreal Yiddish Poet and His Milieu (2017) and A Reluctant Welcome for Jewish People: Voices in Le Devoir’s Editorials, 1910–1947 (2019), both at the University of Ottawa Press.

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