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Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974

William S. Burroughs (author), Bill Morgan (editor)

Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974

Title
Rub out the words : the letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974 / William S. Burroughs ; ed. and with an introduction by Bill Morgan
Author
William S. Burroughs
Editor
Bill Morgan
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
London: Penguin, 2012
XXXV, 444 p., [16] p. pl.
ISBN
9781846141676 (hardback)

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About William S. Burroughs

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William Seward Burroughs II (; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American writer and visual artist, credited as a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodern author who influenced popular culture and literature. Burroughs wrote eighteen novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four collections of essays, and five books have been published of his interviews and correspondences. He also collaborated on projects and recordings with numerous performers and musicians and made many appearances in films. He was also briefly known by the pen name William Lee. Burroughs created and exhibited thousands of paintings and other visual artworks, including his celebrated 'Shotgun Art'.

Burroughs was born into a wealthy family in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a grandson of inventor William Seward Burroughs I, who founded the Burroughs Corporation, and a nephew of public relations manager Ivy Lee…Read more on Wikipedia