The Scripture of the Golden Eternity: Pocket Poets Number 51

Front Cover
City Lights Publishers, 1960 - Literary Criticism - 61 pages
3 Reviews

These classic Kerouac meditations, zen koans, and prose poems express the poet's beatific quest for peace and joy through oneness with the universe.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: The Scripture of the Golden Eternity

User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

A series of numbered poems from Kerouac exploring consciousness and unreality with heavy Buddhist overtones. Although I find Kerouac's poetry dilettantish, this selection is probably his best ... Read full review

Review: The Scripture of the Golden Eternity

User Review  - Jesper Sorensen - Goodreads

just poetry, bluesy Read full review

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1960)

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was a principal actor in the Beat Generation, a companion of Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady in that great adventure. His books include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Mexico City Blues, Lonesome Traveler, Visions of Cody, Pomes All Sizes /em(City Lights), Scattered Poems (City Lights), and Scripture of the Golden Eternity (City Lights).

Bibliographic information