WorldCat Identities

Cassady, Neal

Overview
Works: 168 works in 273 publications in 5 languages and 12,352 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Performer, Annotator
Classifications: PS536, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neal Cassady
As ever : the collected correspondence of Allen Ginsberg & Neal Cassady by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to Kerouac?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac, father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. Shows what happened when fame and notoriety were thrust upon an essentially reticent man
The Beat generation : an American dream by Janet Forman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1950s a small group of writers and painters gathered in the Bohemian quarters of New York and San Francisco. They voiced their concerns over America's post WWII euphoria in a manner so raucous and colorful that the media took note and dubbed them the Beat Generation. This film portrait of this volatile period of American culture is illuminated perfectly through rare archival footage and interviews with those who lived through and influenced the era
"The Cassady issue"( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to Kerouac?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film biography is an investigation into the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac; father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. This portrait shows what happened when fame and notoriety were thrust upon an essentially reticent man
The Dead book : a social history of the Grateful Dead by Hank Harrison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om hippiebevægelsen i San Francisco og beatgruppen The Grateful Dead
Pull my daisy : voice and piano by David Amram( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un truc très beau qui contient tout lettres 1944-1950 by Neal Cassady( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Première jeunesse by Neal Cassady( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la grande dépression aux sixties LSD, ce récit fragmentaire de la vie errante de N. Cassady se révèle essentiel pour comprendre le mythe de l'Ouest sauvage. Cette saga de l'Amérique primitive est aussi vraie et profonde que du Faulkner, avec un style mi-cocasse, mi-tragique
Magic trip : Ken Kesey's search for a kool place( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of the '60s lives in this found-footage documentary. In an LSD-laced haze, author Ken Kesey & his Merry Pranksters drove across America to attend the World's Fair, indulging in free love, hedonism & artistic expression as they went. Featuring notable Beat Generation personalities such as Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady and Allen Ginsberg, this is a psychedelic tribute to the sexy '60s!
The first third & other writings by Neal Cassady( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical writing by the "hero" of Jack Kerouac's On the road
Intrepid Traveller and his Merry Band of Pranksters look for a cool place( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was 1964 and Beatnics, "the Pranksters," and other psychedelic revolutionaries were gathering together in California with Ken Kesey, who had just written "Sometimes a Great notion." The publication party was to be in "Madhattan" in the middle of June. So they bought a bus, painted it and hit the road sharing such adventures as the bus stuck in Arizona and the loss of a Prankster in Houston, plus numerous wild adventures inside the bus, with Neal Cassady at the wheel, rapping and rolling. Following the main feature join them as they take the bus to Britain and Ireland, touring, performing, and widening the consciousness of all they meet
The Acid test( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this special "Directors Cut" the Prankster pose as moviemakers, "simply shooting a party scene". Their planning is interrupted enroute to the event, to hide the stash, because a patrol car has spotted Further. Naturally you are treated to plenty of Dead (Warlock) classics and Prankster craziness
Collected letters, 1944-1967 by Neal Cassady( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dave Moore'swork on this collection is simply awesome ... It should become and remain the definitive reference book for Beat scholars forever."'Carolyn Cassady Neal Cassady is best remembered today as Jack Kerouac's muse and the basis for the character "Dean Moriarty" in Kerouac's classic On The Road, and as one of Ken Kesey's merriest of Merry Pranksters, the driver of the psychedelic bus "Further," immortalized in Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. This collection brings together more than two hundred letters to Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, and other Beat generation luminaries, as well as correspondence between Neal and his wife, Carolyn. These amazing letters cover Cassady's life between the ages of 18 and 41 and finish just months before his death in February 1968. Brilliantly edited by Dave Moore, this unique collection presents the "Soul of the Beat Generation" in his own words'sometimes touching and tender, sometimes bawdy and hilarious. Here is the real Neal Cassady'raw and uncut
The Portable Beat reader by Ann Charters( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles selections from every major writer of the Beat Generation, from William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch" to pieces from the Beat writers of the seventies and eighties
Intrepid Traveler and his Merry Band of Pranksters look for a kool place( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of Intrepid Traveler the Further bus travels from Florida North into New York. The group is joined by Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Timothy Leary at Millbrook, at Manhattan and at the World's Fair
Neal Cassady is Speed Limit : in the backhouse and on the road( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video contains original footage shot by the Merry Pranksters of the Backhouse and travels in the Further bus. Footage of Neal Cassady focuses on the camera singing, dancing and reciting poetry giving the audience insight into the "fastestmanalive."
Neal Cassady in the backhouse, on the road( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Initially known as the subject of Jack Kerouc's book, On the road, this video contains vintage footage of Neal Cassady filmed in the prime of the 1960's. Now listen to Cassady's raps, watch his moves, and discover why he was called the fastest man alive
Lieber Jack Briefe an Kerouac by Neal Cassady( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart beat : my life with Jack & Neal by Carolyn Cassady( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The first third & other writings
Alternative Names
Moriarty, Dean 1926-1968

Neal Cassady American cultural figure of 1950s and 1960s

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Languages
English (108)

French (5)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Collected letters, 1944-1967The Portable Beat readerThe beats : a graphic historyThe typewriter is holy : the complete, uncensored history of the Beat generationCollected letters, 1944-1967The holy goof : a biography of Neal CassadyNeal Cassady : the fast life of a beat hero