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The Resource Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974, edited and with an introduction by Bill Morgan

Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974, edited and with an introduction by Bill Morgan

Label
Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974
Title
Rub out the words
Title remainder
the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Bill Morgan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Carefully edited from more than 1000 of his personal correspondences, Rub Out the Words is a collection of 300 of the best letters of Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs, written between 1959 and 1974. A truly remarkable compendium, it offers an eye-opening and insightful look into the artistic process and complex personal life of the legendary literary outlaw in the post-Beat era?providing a new understanding and appreciation of an author who stood alongside Paul Bowles and Charles Bukowski as one of the most creative and rebellious American artists of the 20th century
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1914-1997
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burroughs, William S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morgan, Bill
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burroughs, William S
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Kerouac, Jack
  • Authors, American
Label
Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974, edited and with an introduction by Bill Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 444 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061711428
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn703205833
  • (OCoLC)703205833
Label
Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974, edited and with an introduction by Bill Morgan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 444 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061711428
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn703205833
  • (OCoLC)703205833

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