1951: The Great Year of My Enlightenment
When: Fri 12 Oct 2012, 18.30 - 20.00
Where: Conference Centre, British Library
Price: £7.50 / £5 concessions
By the early summer of 1951, Jack Kerouac had finally completed a first draft of On the Road. Using pioneering archive research, Beat scholar Howard Cunnell, editor of On the Road: The Original Scroll, explores what happened during the rest of what Kerouac would later call 'the great year of my enlightenment.'