Tuesday, November 23, 2010

William S. Burroughs documentary

Check this out: William S. Burroughs: A Man Within.

As Daily Beat readers know, Burroughs was one of the core beat generation figures, influencing both Kerouac and Ginsberg in ways literary and otherwise. He was represented in several of Jack's books as follows:

Book of Dreams - Bull Hubbard
Desolation Angels - Bull Hubbard
On the Road - Old Bull Lee
The Subterraneans - Frank Carmody
The Town and the City - Will Dennison
Vanity of Duluoz - Will Hubbard

Not too long ago I read Burroughs' Junky, and Naked Lunch is on my list.

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