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Lee Bartlett, "The Dionysian Vision of Jack Kerouac," in The Beats: Essays of Criticism, edited by Lee Bartlett, Mc-Farland, 1981, pp. 115-23.

Lee uses psychoanalyst C. G. Jung's theories to illuminate the connection Kerouac makes between the jazz musician and the Dionysian writer.

Jim Burns, "Kerouac and Jazz," in The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol. III, No. 2, Summer, 1983.

Explicates the references to jazz pieces and musicians in On the Road and other Kerouac works.

Carolyn Cassady, Off the Road: My Years with Kerouac, Cassady, and Ginsberg, New York, 1990. The memoirs of Neal Cassady's wife.

Ann Charters, Kerouac: A Biography, Straight Arrow Books, 1973, 419 p. The first biography of Jack Kerouac.

Warren French, Jack Kerouac, Twayne, 1986, 147 p. Analyzes the novels that comprise "The Duluoz Legend" as an extended effort by Kerouac to recast his life in the form of a literary legend analogous to the Stephen Dedalus novels of...

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