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William Burroughs and the secret of fascination

Author: Oliver Harris
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the major works of Burroughs from the 1950s, Harris pieces together a material record of his creative history through an examination of his letter writing in real life, and in his fiction.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Harris, Oliver (Oliver C.G.).
William Burroughs and the secret of fascination.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606950264
Named Person: William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Harris
ISBN: 0809324849 9780809324842
OCLC Number: 49493565
Description: xiii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The secret of fascination --
Junkie : the procedure here is more or less impersonal --
Queer : welcome to your destiny --
Queer letters and Yage letters --
The real novel --
Naked lunch : master-pieces.
Responsibility: Oliver Harris.
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"Oliver Harris is in the forefront of the next generation of scholars of William S. Burroughs, about whose life and work so much has already been said that the 'standard myth' has become an obstacle Read more...

 
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