…but it turns out it’s not:
Jack Kerouac: On the Road
January 19ñMarch 13
University of Iowa Museum of Art
Known as ìthe Scroll,î the typescript for On the Road is 120 feet of continuous paper. The physical embodiment of Kerouacís spontaneous writing method, the scroll is one of the most remarkable literary manuscripts in existence.
One of the key works of American literature and a turning point in 20th-century culture, the UIMA exhibition will be the first time the entire scroll has been publicly displayed.