Watching Donald Barthelme clip from classic MTV today in Lit 150 class:
I think I’ve been in this fiction workshop represented in the Bullet in the Brain short film:
This Thanksgiving break I’ve finally made my way through Kerouac’s On the Road The Original Scroll. I’ve read excerpts and specific portions to compare to the novel/fiction version but never the entire book. I was most struck at the editor’s note in Book 4 that reveals a dog ate the last few … Continue Reading kerouac’s original scroll
I’ve been planning to read the book for a while but the graphic novel adaptation with amazing cover art might be an alternative.
Enjoying 2009 interview with Luis Urrea instead of working. I had fun yesterday following his Facebook “Sunday writing church” discussion thread. Love his thoughts here on writing, storytelling and identity. I need to make time to read The Devil’s Highway.
New trailer came out today for the Walter Salles adaptation of Kerouac’s famous novel. The book that means so much to me from my younger moco days. I’m happy to see the film has an R rating. I’m happy to see the January 2013 opening date for wide release will soon … Continue Reading new on the road movie trailer
For tonight’s lit 113 class we’re finishing up discussion of The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston. Students informed me last week how older edition lists the book as nonfiction on the back cover and the latest edition labels the book as fiction/literature.