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Life is a killer

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William S. Burroughs is generally considered a novelist. To make the case that he was also a poet is neither revisionist nor perverse but almost near to absurd. After all, Burroughs paid about as much obeisance to genre or medium as he did to the law. His work consistently ignored the traditional boundaries between forms of creative production - to the point where, if you ...more
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Published March 2016 by MeerPeper
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At last, all of WSB's poetry in one book. You can't do without this volume, if you intent to be serious about poetry.
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William Seward Burroughs II, (also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century ...more