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FB-12570-75

Harry R. Huebel
Texas A & M University, Kingsville (Kingsville, TX 78363-8202)

Jack Kerouac and the Contemporary West

A study of Jack Kerouac's "New West" illustrates the way in which ideas affect social change, explores the question of responsibility of a myth maker for the consequences of his creation, and reveals the continuing importance of the West in the American imagination.

Project fields:
American Literature; U.S. History

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$13,874 (approved)
$13,874 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976