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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eric Strand Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Eric Strand The Last Frontier: Burroughs’s Early Work and International Tourism Eric Strand William S. Burroughs’s image as a subversive avant-garde writer, uncompromisingly contesting all forms of social control, has shown...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 493–529.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alex Wermer-Colan Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 The Autobiographical Ploy in William S. Burroughs’s Early Work Implicating the Confessor:  The Autobiographical Ploy in William S. Burroughs’s Early Work Alex Wermer-Colan A final glossary, therefore, cannot be made of words...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., high Fordism and post-Fordism thus need to be theorized as interpenetrating parts of a continuous cycle, one to which the writers of the late-capitalist literature of materiality were responding. In positing this category, I am thinking of such writers as William Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2006
... assimilate into the mainstream of Ameri­ can life that which was once unspeakable. —Michael Barry Goodman (1) A final glossary, therefore, cannot be made of words whose in­ tentions are fugitive. —William Lee [William S. Burroughs], final line of Junkie T aking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 499–506.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., Ginsberg, and Burroughs—portrayed as social revolutionaries whose lessons are still relevant today. This tendency for some contributors to reinforce familiar Beat mythologies means that the book’s more questioning voices are particularly welcome. For example, Nancy M. Grace provides a salutary reminder...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
... both the most local and in the largest of terms. To begin with, Beat letters were intercepted by the police and found incriminating, a scene that is explicit in Burroughs’s fiction (see Junky 84— 86; Naked Lunch 209). The result was epistolary self-censorship and an anxi­ ety that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to a corpus of twentieth-century literature that he describes as “the late-capitalist literature of materiality”—William Burroughs’s Naked Lunch (1959), Thomas Pynchon’s V . (1963), J. G. Ballard’s Crash (1973), Dodie Bellamy’s The Letters of Mina Harker (1998), and Leslie Marmon Silko’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Chatterley’s Lover (1959), Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer (1961), and William Burroughs’s Naked Lunch (1962). As a result of Grove’s success in court, it became a premiere publishing house of philosophical and not-so-philosophical pornography, coming out with landmark editions of the Marquis de Sade...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 57.1 Spring 2011 140 Review Baraka’s poem “Das Kapital”) and develops in successive stages through works by Frank O’Hara, William S. Burroughs, Kathy Acker, William Gib- son, and nineties rap (52). Burroughs provides a crucial pivot in Clune’s lineage, his aleatoric compositions...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
... with “estrangement and death” (30). Although Adams’s discussion of adventure stories is problematic since he relies on the Tarzan stories written by an American, Edgar Rice Burroughs, to demonstrate the prevalence of Hel­ lenism in popular British fiction, his discussion of E. M. Forster’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., when the press achieved its greatest success and notoriety as a publisher of avant-garde and obscene literature. Its authors, to name just a few, included Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Kenzaburō Ōe, Harold Pinter, and Frantz Fanon. Focusing on these two decades...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
... fiction City of Words gives authors like Pynchon and William Burroughs more or less equal space alongside such fifties stalwarts as Bellow, Malamud, and Ralph Ellison (although Tanner includes a speculative conclusion citing William Gaddis, Donald Barthelme, and Richard Brautigan as examples o f...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... principally he hopes to establish, however, is a reassessment of Moore’s relation to the New American Poetry, a context he revisits with reference to William Burroughs’s collaborations with Brion Gysin. 13 Filreis is right that such a reassessment is necessary, both to our understanding of Moore and of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 170–196.
Published: 01 June 2016
... American social experience” (1994, 107). Sometimes critics afford a self-awareness to Kerouac and other Beat writers in this regard, as with Jonathan Paul Eburne, who argues that both William Burroughs’s and Kerouac’s attempts to “evacuat[e] a bankrupt subject position by identifying with the ‘otherness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... dream, as Kevin Starr dis­ cusses in Material Dreams. Tarzana began as a 550-acre private ranch built by Edgar Rice Burroughs when he moved to Los Angeles, in part to market his Tarzan character for the films, a project that, obviously, was enormously successful. Burroughs himself...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., materializing the pressing force of history on our lives. (7) Seitler makes such temporal complications clear, among other places, in her discussion of the Tarzan series, which “continuously reminds us of what threatens the modernity of the future, of what came before M-A- N (according to Burroughs’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
...) and Total Recall (1990)—as well as his masterpiece of world-unmaking, Ubik (published 1969). In 1966 the Beat writer William S. Burroughs published a revised version of his 1961 text, The Soft Machine, the first of his full-length novels to employ cut-ups 330 Break, Period, Interregnum...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 447–471.
Published: 01 December 2011
... civilization. In this vein, Kurd Laßwitz placed an ideal Enlightened society on the red planet in his novel Auf zwei Planeten (On Two Planets, 1897), and Alexander Bogdanov reimagined it as a socialist utopia in Red Star (1908). Edgar Rice Burroughs imagined a partly medieval and partly Native American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... theorists of postmodernism in the 1960s and 1970s. For example, in an account of what she called the “new sensibility” in a 1965 essay in Mademoiselle, Susan Sontag claims that contemporary art, ranging from Samuel Beckett, William S. Burroughs, and Robert Rauschenberg to the Supremes, Budd...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 391–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Ballard, John Barth, Jorge Luis Borges, William Burroughs, Angela Carter, Bret Easton Ellis, Vladimir Nabokov, and Ishmael Reed.6 393 Adam Kelly What I want to suggest here is that surface similarities between Egan’s novels and key texts in the postmodern tradition owe much to...