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Título: SOME OF THE DHARMA.
Editorial: Viking Press 
Año de publicación: 1997
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Edición: 1st Edition
4to. Typeset in facsimile of Kerouac's original typescript, which he completed in 1956 and which included his notes on his study of Buddhism, journal entries, poems, ideas, etc. N° de ref. de la librería 22239
Sinopsis: Written during a critical period of his life, "Some of the Dharma" is a key volume in Jack Kerouac's vast autobiographical canon. He began writing it in 1953 as reading notes on Buddhism intended for his friend, poet Allen Ginsberg. As Kerouac's Buddhist study and meditation practice intensified, what had begun as notes evolved into a vast and all-encompassing work of nonfiction into which he poured his life, incorporating poems, haiku, prayers, journal entries, meditations, fragments of letters, ideas about writing, overheard conversations, sketches, blues, and more. The final manuscript, completed in 1956, was as visually complex as the writing: each page was unique, typed in patterns and interlocking shapes. The elaborate form which Kerouac so painstakingly gave the book on his manual typewriter is re-created in this typeset facsimile.
Biografía del autor: Jack Kerouac(1922-1969), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922 and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969. Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody.
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