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Analysis: Allusions When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Kerouac's Other Works Literature, Philosophy, Other Thinkers Marcel Proust, (author's note, 6.1) Remembrance of Things Past William Seward Burroughs II (2.1) William Blake (4.2, 21.15) Arthur Rimbaud (5.1, 23.2) Robert Louis Stevenson, (5.1, 5.3) Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Emily Dickinson (5.4) Orson Welles (5.5) Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance" (7.1) Walt Whitman (7.1) Hermann Hesse, (7.1) Steppenwolf Friedrich Nietzsche (7.1, 30.2) Fyodor Dostoevsky (7.1) James Joyce (7.2, 34.3) Gertrude Stein (11.7) Ezra Pound (11.7) Wallace Stevens (11.7) Jane Austen (11.11) , the earliest existing collection of Chinese poems (12.3) The Book of Songs William Faulkner (12.3) César Birotteau (12.3) William Shakespeare (12.3) William Shakespeare, (24.1) King Lear William Shakespeare, (mention of Hamlet Ophelia and quote "Get thee to a nunnery") (34.4, 34.11) The Satirycon (12.3) Dante Alighieri (12.3) Sir Philip Sidney (12.3) Lope de Vega (12.3) Miguel de Cervantes (12.3, 23.4) Catullus (12.3) Jean Genet (18.2) Denton Welch (19.2) Truman Capote (19.2) F. Scott Fitzgerald (20.14) Robert Burns, "To A Mouse" (21.11) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (21.15) Theo Marzials (22.5) Henry Harland (22.5) François Villon (23.3) Erskine Caldwell (25.1) Richard Wagner, (26.6) Tristan und Isolde Henry Miller Ernest Hemingway (38.1) Sigmund Freud (38.4) Music, TV, Sports, Pop Culture Art Religion Politics, History, Biography
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