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Published: 23 March 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... Acknowledgments Reproducing a correspondence as historically and visually rich as this one takes much work, and work of many different kinds. But without Danton Burroughs—his enthusiasm for the project, his help in filling out the collection, his willingness to allow the...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... the Colonel! —herbert t. weston to edgar rice burroughs, 15 January 1919 As I may have intimated once or twice, people mean a lot more to me than things or places. I get more that way the older I get, and I just could not have a better time than to just jimmy around...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... Note on the Text Readers will notice that I have preserved spelling and typographical errors, underlining, and marginal comments. After 1926, Burroughs dictated most of his letters and got considerable help with spelling from his secretaries (whose initialed signatures...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... Correspondence [Letterhead: Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Co., Geo. T. Burroughs, Jr., Pres., Walter S. Sparks, Vice-Pres., Lewis H. Sweetser, Sec’y., Henry S. Burroughs, Treas., Minidoka, Idaho...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... syllable. 4 Mary Evaline Burroughs wrote a book about her war years called Mem- oirs of a War Bride that was privately published in a limited edition in 1914—the year of the start of the Great War, of course, but also the year of Tarzan’s emergence and popularity in book form. Edgar Rice...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... Burroughs, Hulbert, 16, 22, 26, 63– Bell & Howell, 118–19 65, 69, 104, 150, 171–72, 179, 185, Bemidji, 103–6, 125, 182–85, 215, 210, 222, 231, 239, 276–81, 286 228, 229, 239–42, 258, 263–64 Burroughs, Joan, 16, 22, 28, 55, 63, Berlant, Lauren, 29 67, 69, 98...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... NANNIE H. BURROUGHS Report of the Work of Baptist Women Nannie Helen Burroughs (1878?-1961) served as corresponding secretary ofthe Wom• an's Convention ofthe National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc., for forty-eight years before becoming...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
...William S. Burroughs "Mother and I Would Like to Know" (from The Wild Boys) The uneasy spring of 1988. Under the pretext of drug control suppres• sive police states have been set up throughout the Western world. The precise programming of thought feeling and apparent sensory...
Published: 19 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385455-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8545-5
... CHAPTER EIGHT William Burroughs: Any Number Can Play We generally think of characteristic sixties cultural products as looking more or less like Paradise Now: characterized by formal avant-gardeism, radical or...
Published: 30 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384724-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8472-4
... Fatal West: W. S. Burroughs’s Dennis Foster Perverse Destiny Shortly before the suicide of Kurt Cobain, lead singer for the group Nirvana, I heard a cultural commentator say that if you find a kid who...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... 4 disorienting the national subject Burroughs’s Tangier, Hitchcock’s Marrakech It is no longer the formal or superficial syntax that governs the equilibriums of language, but a syntax in the process of...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379065-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7906-5
Published: 18 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8727-5
... FIVE Mars at the Limits of Imagination: The Dying Planet from Burroughs to Dick When I was ten . . . I came upon the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels about John Carter and his travels on Lowell’s...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397748-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9774-8
... E WORLD ACCORDING TO NORMAL BEAN Edgar Rice Burroughs's Popular Culture HARRY STECOPOULOS In 19II Edgar Rice Burroughs sent his first adventure romance, Under the Moons of Mars, to All-Story Magazine under the unusual pseudonym...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... trajectory that spans from twelfth- and thirteenth-century troubadour poetry up through William Burroughs’s Nova Trilogy (1961–64)—Beaumont draws on Žižek’s work on the “Janus-like structure of fantasy” as a means of understanding the “parallax shift” that occurred with regard to representations of the...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
Published: 15 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393214-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9321-4
... DAvis sChneiDermAn Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Lawsuit William S. Burroughs, dJ Danger Mouse, and the Politics of Grey Tuesday If the Grammy Awards broadcast in 2005 was the moment that cacopho- nous pop- music “mashups...
Published: 07 October 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... Rue es Siaghine, Tangier, about 1950 163 William Burroughs with Peter Orlovsky and Paul Lund at ‘‘Dutch Tony’s Tangier, 1957 167 William Burroughs in the Grand Socco, Tangier, 1957 194 Still from The Man Who Knew Too Much (1955) 206 Jane Bowles at the Café de Paris, Tangier, 1963 218 Jane...
Published: 30 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384724-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8472-4
..., Serge, 157 n.27 rituals and, 73–76; perversion and anxiety: perversion and, 53–54, 66 n.41 disavowal of, 10–14; psychoanalytic Aristotle: automaton concept and philoso- theory and, 68–69; role of, in theater, phy of, 203–4; Burroughs’s interpreta- 76–77 tion of...
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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... (1953). ∑ The city allowed free convertability of currency, with no restrictions on gold import, export, buying, and selling. ∏ See Dalton, Pearson, and Barrett, ‘‘The Urban Morphology of Tangier π Burroughs, Interzone, 58. ∫ Ginsberg, Howl and Other Poems, 43. Ω On Beckett in Tangier...