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Cassady, Neal

Overview
Works: 163 works in 346 publications in 9 languages and 12,865 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Performer, Annotator
Classifications: PS536, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Neal Cassady
 
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As ever : the collected correspondence of Allen Ginsberg & Neal Cassady by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to Kerouac?( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 421 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 195 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 period of American culture is illuminated through archival footage and interviews with those who lived through and influenced the era
Première jeunesse by Neal Cassady( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 71 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
"The Cassady issue"( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull my daisy : voice and piano by David Amram( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead book : a social history of the Grateful Dead by Hank Harrison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om hippiebevægelsen i San Francisco og beatgruppen The Grateful Dead
Collected letters, 1944-1967 by Neal Cassady( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in French and English and held by 36 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 first third & other writings by Neal Cassady( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortalised as Dean Moriarty by Jack Kerouac in his epic novel, On the Road, Neal Cassady was infamous for his unstoppable energy and his overwhelming charm, his savvy hustle and his devil-may-care attitude. A treasured friend and travelling companion of Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Ken Kesey, to name just some of his cohorts on the beatnik path, Cassady lived life to the fullest, ready for inspiration at any turn. Before he died in Mexico in 1968, just four days shy of his forty-second birthday, Cassady had written the jacket blurb for this book: 'Seldom has there been a story of a man so balled up. No doubt many readers will not believe the veracity of the author, but I assure these doubting Thomases that every incident, as such, is true'. As Ferlingetti writes in his editor's note, Cassady was an early prototype of the urban cowboy who a hundred years ago might have been an outlaw on the range. Here are his autobiographical writings, the rambling American saga of a truly free individual
Magic trip : Ken Kesey's search for a kool place( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 25 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 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
El primer tercio y otros escritos by Neal Cassady( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El primer tercio es el mayor esfuerzo literario de Neal Cassady, que a ratos debió de pensar que no tenía por qué ser menos que sus colegas en eso de escribir. Constituye su autobiografía, un relato pormenorizado -precedido de un largo 'Prólogo? en el que da cuenta de los trabajos y desvelos de sus antepasados- de sus tremendos y terribles primeros años, El primer tercio de su vida, que transcurrió entre miserias dando tumbos por los barrios bajos de Denver. Según Carolyn, su viuda, Cassady fue escribiéndolo a impulsos irregulares, de tanto en tanto, entre 1948 y 1954, época en la que leía también mucho, y sobre todo, a Marcel Proust
Cartas de amor ambiguo by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrepid Traveller and his Merry Band of Pranksters look for a cool place( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 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
Neal Cassady is Speed Limit : in the backhouse and on the road( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 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."
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
Intrepid Traveler and his Merry Band of Pranksters look for a cool place. a work in progress( Visual )

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

This recording begins just after Ken Kesey finished writing "Sometimes a Great Notion" with the publication party planned for June in Manhattan ("Madhattan"). The whole group decided to go along traveling across America. They bought a bus, put a sound system into it and bought movie making supplies. They decided to record the whole trip on film. This is the first episode of the trip
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
Grace beats Karma : letters from prison, 1958-60 by Neal Cassady( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters written by Cassidy to his family and godfather while serving a sentence for selling marijuana
 
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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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Neal Cassady Beat generation

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Neal Cassady US-amerikanischer Beatnik

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Нийл Касиди

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The first third & other writingsEl primer tercio y otros escritosThe Portable Beat readerGrace beats Karma : letters from prison, 1958-60The beats : a graphic historyThe typewriter is holy : the complete, uncensored history of the Beat generationNeal Cassady : the fast life of a beat hero