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Visions of Kerouac The Life of Jack Kerouac
Visions of Kerouac The Life of Jack Kerouac Author:Charles E. Jarvis Charles E. Jarvis has been a teacher in the Humanities for more then twenty years, primarily at the University of Lowell where, in recent years, he has regularly taught the literature of Beat Writers. Professor Jarvis was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1964 and during its term , taught at the University of Salonica in Greece. A graduate of ... more »Boston University, Jarvis is a former Greek Orthodox seminarian and U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was born in Lowell Massachusetts; he is married and has one son.
Jarvis and Karouac were good friends and, importantly, contemporaries. They grew up in the ethnic tapestry of Lowell, attended high school there, and together as well as separately, attempted earnestly to figure out what in the hell it's all about. (Jarvis is still trying). Charles E. Jarvis was born Konstantinos Efthimios Ziavras.....« less