Dharma Bums

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Beat Generation - Significant Figures, Events, and Elements - San Francisco and The Six Gallery Reading
... reading informs the second chapter of Kerouac's 1958 novel The Dharma Bums, whose chief protagonist is "Japhy Ryder", Kerouac's roman à clef for Gary Snyder ... Generation." As documented in the conclusion of the The Dharma Bums, Snyder moved to Japan in 1955, in large measure in order to intensively practice and study Zen Buddhism ... Buddhism is one of the primary subjects of The Dharma Bums, and the book undoubtedly helped to popularize Buddhism in the West and remains one of Kerouac's most widely read books ...
Buddhist Anarchism - Differing Interpretations - "Dharma Bums"
... Snyder was the inspiration for the character Japhy Rider in Jack Kerouac's novel The Dharma Bums (1958) ... But the ethos he embodied in The Dharma Bums had a definite anarchist flavor of living freely and unconventionally riding freight trains, getting in ... Kerouac's vision of the dharma bum as a free-spirited "bhikku" was influenced by the legendary crazy, wild monks in Zen Buddhism beginning with Bodhidharma himself ...
Jack Kerouac - Biography - Later Career: 1957–1969
... Gary Snyder and other San Francisco-area poets, in The Dharma Bums, set in California and Washington and published in 1958 ... To begin writing Dharma Bums, Kerouac typed onto a ten-foot length of teleprinter paper, to avoid interrupting his flow for paper changes, as he had done six years previously for On the Road ... Kerouac was demoralized by criticism of Dharma Bums from such respected figures in the American field of Buddhism as Zen teachers Ruth Fuller Sasaki and Alan ...
Dharma Bums (band)
... The Dharma Bums is a U.S ... They named themselves after the Jack Kerouac book The Dharma Bums ... The Dharma Bums recorded their third and final album Welcome for the Tim/Kerr label in 1991, and disbanded in 1992 ...

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