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by William S. Burroughs,James Grauerholz
Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is a collection of diary entries made by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs between November 16, 1996 and July 30, 1997.
These last words of Burroughs will have great poignancy for his fans, but might not be all that meaningful to the casual reader. This book offers a nice tribute to William S. Burroughs, who was one of the most important figures of twentieth century literature. He writes about mundane everyday occurrences, memories of his eventful life, makes extensive literary references and provides loving descriptions of his cats. For me, the Burroughs magic is here in abundance and this book helps to complete the big picture of his life and work. His most famous book is probably Naked Lunch which is a satire written in a series of routines.
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The book concludes with a section of annotations by Grauerholz describing events in Burroughs' life at the time of the .
The book concludes with a section of annotations by Grauerholz describing events in Burroughs' life at the time of the journal entries, along with explanations for some references and people mentioned in the entries. Several of these journal entries, including his last one, were initially published in a 1998 issue of The New Yorker. v. t. e. William S.
The diary William S. Burroughs kept during the last eight months of his life (the final entry being the day before his body was found at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, after suffering a heart attack) may not hold huge surprises but it contains many pleasant discoveries.
This final collection of writings by Burroughs was transcribed from mostly hand-written journal entries that were often difficult to decipher.
Most significantly, Last Words contains some of the most personal work Burroughs has ever written, a final reckoning with his life and .
Most significantly, Last Words contains some of the most personal work Burroughs has ever written, a final reckoning with his life and regrets, and his reflections on the deaths of his friends Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary. It is a poignant portrait of the man, his life, and his creative process - one that never quit, not even in the shadow of death.
Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is the most intimate book ever written by William S. Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and one of the most celebrated literary outlaws of our time. Laid out as diary entries of the last nine months of. The Letters, Vol. 1: 1945-1959. by William S. Burroughs · Oliver Harris. The Job is William S. Burroughs at work, attacking our traditional values, condemning what he calls "the American nightmare," and expressing his often barbed views on Scientology, the police, orgone therapy, history, women, writing, politics, sex, drugs, With William Burroughs: A Report From the Bunker.
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item 3 Last Words (1960s A) by Burroughs, William Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free -Last Words (1960s A) by Burroughs, William Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free. William Burroughs was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1914. Immensely influential among the Beat writers of the 1950s - notably Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg - he already had an underground reputation before the appearance of his first important book, 'Naked Lunch'. William Burroughs died in 1997. Country of Publication.