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  Visions of Cody
To read "On the Road" but not "Visions of Cody" is to take a nice sightseeing tour but to forgo the spectacular rapids of Jack Kerouac's wildest writing.
He called this new work "Visions of Cody." Kerouac was like a mechanic who had started out to repair a car with spare parts and had ended up building an entirely new vehicle instead.
When Allen Ginsberg first read "Visions of Cody" in manuscript, he wrote Cassady: "Jack's book arrived and it is a holy mess." If Ginsberg, Kerouac's most sympathetic reader, had trouble with the book, at least at first, then it should surprise no one if some other readers stumble on the problems the book presents.
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  Visions of Cody - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Visions of Cody is a novel by Jack Kerouac, perhaps his most stylistically free and varied.
The first section of the book is essentially a collection of short stream-of-consciousness essays, which Kerouac called "sketches", many simply describing elements of Dulouz's (Kerouac's) post-World War II New York City environment, from the texture and smells of a lunch counter to St.
Some of Visions of Cody is a fast-forward recapitulation of the events described in On the Road, which was also about Kerouac and Cassady.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visions_of_Cody   (351 words)

 Visions of Cody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cody is Cody - you couldn't scratch him off an etching gargoyle, dingbat; the King of all my friends'".
Often regarded as one of the best examples of Kerouac's 'spontaneous prose', 'Visions of Cody' is a lively description and celebration of life, and in particular the life of Cody Pomeray.
The novel painstakingly describes the details of life, and attempts to explain the encompassing emotions which make Cody who he is. We experience Cody's journey from youth to manhood, even up to the point of being presented with transcripts of Cody and Jack's actual conversations.
www.tijean.freeserve.co.uk /cody.htm   (198 words)

 Liar! Liar!: Jack Kerouac -Novelist | Greenwich Exchange
And since Visions of Cody is narrated overall by Duluoz, yet further disturbance arises because he disconcertingly casts himself temporarily as a third-person narrator, so drawing attention to the work's fictional structure.
In Visions of Cody the focus falls on the issue of authenticity and its unattainability, and this matches the radical decentering generated by the extreme oscillation between split voices, each fleetingly established and rapidly abandoned.
Visions of Cody celebrates violently, disconcertingly, the release of endless language-play and a resulting sense of exuberant anxiety.
www.greenex.co.uk /literature/kerouac2b.html   (2847 words)

 Visions - Opinions and Reviews
vision of disorder from bliss to devastation [pa]
visions in metaphor / john sampen marilyn shrude
visions of liturgy and music for a new century
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 Parent Testimonials, Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers, Teenage Drug Rehab, Teen Alcohol Rehabilitation
As Kelsie approaches her 90th day of sobriety it becomes apparent that Visions has provided her the tools to continue to live her life the way she has always wanted to live; and to love herself the way she needed to be loved.
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Had it not been for the intervention of the therapists and tech staff at Visions our daughter would not be where she is today, on the road to recovery.
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 The Merton Journal.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The term 'visions' is typical of the outlook of Kerouac and other 'beat writers' which was essentially 'apocalyptic' - other common words in their vocabulary include 'angels,' 'holy,' 'ghost,' and 'dream' - a sense of standing on the brink and mediating revelations of the Golden Eternity beyond the veil of reality.
The meaning of the term 'vision' is ambiguous: it refers both to the visions we have of a particular person and the visions that person experiences himself or herself.
So in seeking 'Visions of Tom' we are seeking to see Merton in a new light - as a monastic elder brother to Kerouac and the 'Beats' - and at the same time seeking insights into Merton's own vision and experience of the world.
www.thomasmertonsociety.org /kerouac.htm   (2772 words)

 books about: cody (philosophical perspectives musclebound)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When Zack and Cody hear the legend of the hotels haunted room, they decide to spend the night there to see if the rumors are true.
Ron Cody is the master of SAS educational books: His clear informal style is undaunting, he supplies plenty of examples, and he explains both what you need to know and why you need to know it.
"Cody's Guide to Oregon's South Coast" is a CD-Rom that provides a series of 23 maps and over 1,100 color photographs of over one hundred miles of Oregon's South Coast from Bullards Beach State Park to the California state line.
www.very-clever.com /books/cody   (1000 words)

 Visions of Cody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kerouac wrote Visions of Cody between October 1951 and April 1952, in New York and San Francisco.
Although Kerouac considered Visions of Cody to be his masterwork, a view now shared by most
Visions of Cody, which had not been included in New Directions' Excerpts.
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 Brian Cody Prosser, Sergeant, United States Army
Cody didn't quit and neither will he, said Jarudd, who plans to attend Sonoma State next year to earn a degree in physical education.
Staff Sergeant Brian "Cody'' Prosser, one of three Army Green Berets killed by an errant U.S. bomb in Afghanistan was remembered Monday as "the best of the best'' who gave his life doing what he loved - serving his country.
Staff Sergeant Brian Cody Prosser, 28, of Frazier Park, California;Master Sergeant Jefferson "Donnie" Davis, 39, of Watauga, Tennessee; and Sergeant First Class Daniel Petithory, 32, of Cheshire, Massachusetts, were remembered in a memorial Monday at their base, Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /bcprosser.htm   (4925 words)

Ces deux "silos" sont de Jack Kerouac dans "Visions of Cody" dont trois extraits apparaissent dans "The Beats".
Nous donnons ci-dessous ces passages tels qu'ils figurent dans l"édition française "Visions de Cody", traduite par Brice Matthieussent et publiée par Christian Bourgois en 1990.
Jack Kerouac, Visions de Cody, 10/18 n° 2804, 1997.
academie23.blogspot.com   (2022 words)

 Alibris: Cody
Placing William Cody in the context of his times, Warren offers a rich and revealing biography and social history of an enduring American icon.
Robin Cody's first novel tells the story of Jesse, a member of the Klamath tribe, and his encounters with racism in 1950s Oregon.
In this sequel to "Hey, New Kid", Cody Michaels and the rest of his third grade class are asked to give reports on the origins of their names.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Cody   (1125 words)

 Cody - Cody Wyoming Real Estate with The Donley Team
In a life that was part legend and part fabrication, William F. Cody came to embody Born in Scott County, Iowa, in 1846, Cody grew up on the prairie.
CODY Systems is an industry leader in the collection, analysis, and sharing of critical data for public safety and homeland security agencies.
Cody Wyoming camping — a fine resort campground one hour from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
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 Jack Kerouac: An Inventory of His Papers at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
The collection is composed of proofs for Desolation Angel and Excerpts from Visions of Cody, and a typescript of "Two Space Poems." In addition there is a notebook journal written by Kerouac while preparing to write On the Road.
He was honorably discharged a month later as an "indifferent character." During a second stint in the merchant marine Kerouac had a vision of his true role in life, that of "divine scribe" and he conceived the idea for a connected series of stories about his adventures.
The small Jack Kerouac Collection, 1948-1982, is composed of galley proofs for Desolation Angel and Excerpts from Visions of Cody, as well as page proofs of Excerpts, and a typescript of "Two Space Poems." In addition there is a notebook journal written by Kerouac while preparing to write On the Road.
www.lib.utexas.edu /taro/uthrc/00068/00068-P.html   (1082 words)

 John Glover - Actors
John Glover, Smallville, Lionel Luthor, The Civilization of Maxwell Bright, Visions of Cody, Sweet Union, Tricks, Mid-Century, Macbeth in Manhattan, Payback, Dead Broke, The Tempest, Brimstone, The Broken Giant, Dead by Midnight, Medusa's Child, Dead M,
John Glover is a famous American television actor and stage performer, who is best known for portraying the role of Lionel Luthor on the Superman series, 'Smallville'.
His filmography includes, "The Civilization of Maxwell Bright, Visions of Cody, Sweet Union, Tricks, Mid-Century, Macbeth in Manhattan, Payback, Dead Broke, The Tempest, Brimstone, The Broken Giant, Dead by Midnight, Medusa's Child, Dead Man's Gun, Automatic, Dora Was Dysfunctional, Home, Night of the Running Man, Schemes, South Beach and many - many more".
www.popularq.com /articles/Actors/General/John-Glover   (154 words)

 Jack Kerouac - Wikiquote
Somewhere along the line I knew there'd be girls, visions, everything; somewhere along the line the pearl would be handed to me.
It no longer makes me cry and die and tear myself to see her go because everything goes away from me like that now--girls, visions, anything, just in the same way and forever and I accept lostness forever.
A man who allows wild passion to arise within, himself burns his heart, then after burning adds the wind that thereto which ignites the fire again, or not, as the case may be.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Jack_Kerouac   (1165 words)

 Kerouac's Lowell: A Walking Tour of Centralville.
Kerouac, who had a prodigious memory, claimed to remember the day he was born, and events from his first two years at Lupine Road find their way into Doctor Sax and Visions of Cody and Mexico City Blues.
Kerouac was baptised here, and in Visions of Gerard he writes of "special altars" and "antique mahogany confessionals" and "vast solemn marble basins in which the old holy water lies, dipped by a thousand hands."
Kerouac's novel Visions of Gerard is a tender portrayal of his older brother's illness and death.
ecommunity.uml.edu /jklowell/jkctt.html   (1000 words)

CHASE, HAL - Chad King in On the Road; Val Hayes in Visions of Cody; Val King and Val King in Visions of Cody.
HENDERSON, LUANNE - Mary Lou in On the Road; Joanna Dawson in Visions of Cody; Annie in Subterraneans.
HINKLE, HELEN - Galatea Dunkel in On the Road; Helen Buckle in Visions of Cody.
home.swbell.net /worchel/charkey.htm   (1143 words)

 Unspeakable Visions: 4.0.0 - The Absorption of the Avant-garde
Unspeakable Visions: 4.0.0 - The Absorption of the Avant-garde
The evidence of history suggests that a literary avant-garde will exist in some form as long as there are writers of merit who are out of step with the publishing establishment.
Just as the ancestry of the Beat writers can be traced through numerous preceding instances of literary Bohemia, so the "unspeakable visions" of the Beat Generation will live on in the instances which follow.
www.harbour.sfu.ca /~hayward/UnspeakableVisions/Absorption.html   (2326 words)

 Harvard University Press: Blows Like a Horn: Beat Writing, Jazz, Style, and Markets in the Transformation of U.S. ...
A rich sense of political history enhances Whaley's analysis and his writing on jazz is as knowledgeable as his grasp of the literature of the period.
Equally valuable is discussion of less-known personalities (ruth weiss, Bob Kaufman) and the personal and social infighting in the Beat subculture...Written in a clear and forceful style...this volume deserves a long life.
Whaley looks for a hitherto ignored space in Beat culture in which the aspirations, experiments and prejudices of the Beats can be directly related to precisely the kind of struggles that cultural studies itself is engaged in as a field.
www.hup.harvard.edu /catalog/WHABLO.html?show=reviews   (564 words)

 Traces of the Border   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Of course, this didn't just happen in a book: the description of the trip to Mexico in On the Road -- and its later revision in Visions of Cody -- is an account of Jack Kerouac's first trip to Mexico with his friend, Neal Cassady, and is a very heavily edited account of their experiences.
Perhaps it is this twinge of embarrassment that causes the Mexico trip in Visions of Cody to be remarkably chaste in comparison.
Each trip shared many of the features that characterized his first border-crossing: sex, drugs and writing -- though, as in Visions of Cody, he would continue to de-emphasize the extent to which his border-crossings were hedonistic romps among the Fellaheen.
students.washington.edu /amcnair/writing/kerouac.html   (4489 words)

 Visions Black Belt Academy
Located in the Splendor Oaks Plaza at 1368 Dolly Parton Parkway in Sevierville, Tennessee, Visions ATA Black Belt Academy has been serving Sevier County since 2000.
Issac Huskey (1st Degree Black Belt), Bryce Pickens, Keith Eberhardt and Cody Thornburgh (1st Degree Black Belts-R) are Junior Instructor Trainees.
Taekwondo is a martial art that evolved by combining many different styles of martial arts that existed in Korea over the last 2,000 years and some martial arts styles from countries that surround Korea.
www.visionsbba.com /index.html   (307 words)

 JACK KEROUAC, 1922 - 1969
Visions of Gerard and Tristessa, London:  Deutsch, 1964.
Lowell Was the Kingdom in the Valley of the World, and Is, and Will Be Ever.
  California, PA:  Unspeakable Visions of the Individual, 1978.
www.cas.sc.edu /engl/LitCheck/kerouac.htm   (498 words)

 Kerouac Sounds Source
The "meaningless goof" sample is a passage from Visions of Cody called Neal and the Three Stooges.
This recording was made before Visions of Cody was published.
The third to last section sounds, the one that starts with taxicrabs...(I've put them up with the most recent additions at the top of the page) are from recordings of Old Angel Midnight.
www-hsc.usc.edu /~gallaher/k_speaks/soundsource.html   (494 words)

 Borders - Store Inventory - Title Detail - Desolation Angels
About the Author: 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.
Description: The classic novel from the definitive voice of the Beat Generation, Desolation Angels is the story of Kerouac's life just before the publication of On the Road -- as told through his fictional self -- Jack Duluoz.
www.bordersstores.com /search/title_detail.jsp?id=4389224&srchTerms=1573225053&mediaType=1&srchType=ISBN   (170 words)

 Jack Kerouac Page - DHARMA beat
At an early age, he was profoundly marked by the death of his elder brother Gérard, later prompting him to write the book Visions of Gerard.
Kerouac's motto was "first-thought=best thought", and many of his books exemplified this approach including On the Road, Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur, and The Subterraneans.
The central features of this writing method was the idea of breath (borrowed from Jazz), improvising words over the inherent structures of mind and language, and not editing a single word.
www.wordsareimportant.com /kerouac.htm   (3087 words)

 Amazon.com: Visions of Cody: Books: Jack Kerouac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New York, Cody Pomeray, New Orleans, Tom Watson, Joan Rawshanks, Mexico City, Main Street, Times Square, Jesus Christ, Earl Johnson, San Francisco, Larimer Street, Billie Holliday, Phil Blackman, Slim Buckle, Three Stooges, Jimmy Low, South Main, North Carolina, Val Hayes, Art Rodrigue, Bull Hubbard, New Mexico, Old Bull Balloon, Sixth Avenue
Visions of Gerard: A Novel by Jack Kerouac in Front Matter, and Back Matter
The Bop Apocalypse: The Religious Visions of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs by John Lardas on 44 pages
www.amazon.com /Visions-Cody-Jack-Kerouac/dp/0140179070   (755 words)

 Jack Kerouac
VISIONS OF GERARD (1963) was based on his childhood and depicted the last months in the life of the narrator's 9-year-old brother Gerard.
Kerouac's novel VISIONS OF CODY was published posthumously in 1972, but it was composed already in 1951-52.
The novella was originally completed in 1945; in the new format the work includes also an introduction by the poet and scholar Robert Creeley, photographs, biography of the author, excerpts from Kerouac's journals, bibliographies, etc.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /kerouac.htm   (1509 words)

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