One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Ken Kesey & ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’
The following websites and film clips will help you understand the context of and background to Ken Kesey’s bestselling novel ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’. It is suggested that you read the first two biographies and the summary of the novel before watching the films, as they provide a summary of Kesey’s background.
Ken Kesey biography (Goodreads)
Ken Kesey TV Obituary Part 1 (film)
Part 2 (film)
Jack Kerouac – The Beat Generation (Kerouac reading from his own work)
Jack Kerouac – The end of the road (trailer)