Interzone [William S. Burroughs, James Grauerholz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In William Burroughs settled in Tangiers. Interzone. William S. Burroughs, Author, James Grauerholz, Editor, James Grauerholz, With Viking Books $ (p) ISBN William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch. THE RECENT PASSING of Lou Reed resurrected the old quip by Brian Eno about the Velvet Underground.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. After all, Grauerholtz does stress that “the tone and style of ‘WORD’ are unique in Burroughs’ work; he never returned to the same kind of profane, first-person sibylline word salad, although it marked the breakthrough into his own characteristic voice” xxii.

Whenever Willizm need to remember danger and humor, this is mo go-to source. Even at his best he’s not that great, a mediocre writer to be sure.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Burroughs began writing essays and journals in early adolescence.

Jan 19, Intezone rated it liked it. Interzone by William S. But the brilliance of this symbolic universe is precisely its endlessly permutating polyvalence. Burroughs collaborated with the painter Brion Gysin in Paris and London in the s and s, and in the s embarked on his own painting burdoughs the sneers of the art establishment deterred his painting roughly as much as the sneers of the literary establishment had deterred his writing; like the innumerable cultural icons devoted to his work, Burroughs was not the type to be impressed by the fussy incomprehension of the New Yorker set.


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Not only is this willian an interesting insight in the mind of the early Burroughs, but a decent set of writings in its own right. For readers of Burroughs who are interested in learning more about the evolution of the writer, Grauerholz makes the following assessment at the end of the introduction: It is what it is. A fascinating collection of Burroughs short stories, plus some stream of consciousness fragmentary writings, so much Burroughs “thing”.

Here we are starting to see traces of Interzone already hinted at in the last story of the first section: Spooky at times, weird at times, hillarious at times, gotta love it.


Open Preview See a Problem? The complete novel was first published in Paris by the Olympia Press, inbut it was the American publication by Grove Press in that led to a second, more significant wave of attention.

I cannot get into the cut-up style although it is interesting to begin buroughs. Destroy All Rock Novels.

How thrilling that would be; how awful. A good collection of early work by Burroughs.

Interzone by William S. Burroughs

His authorial voice emerges astoundingly complete in Naked Lunchas do the central concerns that would dominate his work until his death. This continued into and throughout the second part, mainly consisting of “Lee’s Journals” including five subheadings to the journalbut also three slightly more separate pieces. Though much more directly stated and intuitive, these theories are astoundingly similar to those being developed at the interzonee time by the poststructuralist strand of French philosophy.


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Burroughs is, rather, an untimely prophet of cultural production as we have come to know it: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Most notably, a huge new complex is springing up to the east, which has been designed and burrougbs big enough to relocate the town’s entire centre of activity. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Almost as remarkable as his literary influence is his lasting impact on popular and experimental music.

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He left home in to attend Harvard University, studied English, and anthropology as a postgraduate, and later attended medical school in Vienna. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I’d also recommend visiting the Paul Bowles wing of the American legation: This is essentially a compilation of William S. Your tax-deductible donation made to LARB by I do like Burroughs’s imagery, and two remarks he made about the living dead gave me a chuckle.

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