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W drodze - Jack Kerouac
W drodze
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Przymiotnik "kultowy" bywa często nadużywany w odniesieniu do dzieł filmowych czy literackich, ale w przypadku książki Kerouaca trudno o lepsze określenie. Nieczęsto się zdarza, żeby jedna książka zdołała tak doskonale oddać klimat epoki, zarejestrować przełom dokonujący się zarówno w samej... show more
Przymiotnik "kultowy" bywa często nadużywany w odniesieniu do dzieł filmowych czy literackich, ale w przypadku książki Kerouaca trudno o lepsze określenie. Nieczęsto się zdarza, żeby jedna książka zdołała tak doskonale oddać klimat epoki, zarejestrować przełom dokonujący się zarówno w samej literaturze, jak i w życiu narodu. Jej fabuła wydaje się bardzo prosta - ot, grupa młodzieńców, szukających sensu życia, jeździ po Ameryce, na ogół bez wyraźnego celu, najczęściej bez pieniędzy, niekiedy na bakier z prawem. Owi młodzieńcy to pierwsi beatnicy, zrzucający za sprawą swoich ideałów i swojego życia gorset konwencji, krępujący amerykańską przeciętność.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788374140829
Publisher: W.A.B.
Pages no: 406
Edition language: Polski
Series: Duluoz Legend
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3.0 On the Road
I liked some parts of Kerouac's signature novel more than others, but unlike a lot of other Readers have put it in their comments, I wouldn't consider it that bad a story. I admit that sometimes, the story got quite lengthy and I really felt for the old aunt always being tricked into giving "Sal" m...
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The better to see you, my dear rated it
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shell pebble rated it
0.5 On closer inspection, still horrible
Yeah, yeah. I couldn't care about the irresponsible, chauvinistic and ignorant protagonist and his witless quest.Since writing the above I have read the PhD thesis of my friend, Loni Reynolds, on spiritual and religious themes in the Beats. After reading it I sent her this email:Hi Loni,Thanks so mu...
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