Bowles, Jane

Bowles, Jane (b. Jane Sydney Auer)

(1917–73) writer; born in New York City. After her marriage to the writer Paul Bowles in 1938, she lived mostly abroad. Her literary reputation rests on a slender output from the 1940s–50s (a novel—Two Serious Ladies (1943)—a play, and a volume of stories) notable for its feminism and an oblique experimentalism influenced by Gertrude Stein. A stroke left her unable to read or write for her last 15 years and she died in a hospital in Malaga, Spain, where she spent those years.
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Stars David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Peter Bowles, Jane Birkin.
He's joined by a great cast, including Peter Bowles, Jane Horrocks, Peter Egan, James Wilby, Brendan Coyle, Claire Bloom, Patrick Ryecart, Brooke Kinsella and Lucy Speed, plus David Troughton and Ciaran McMenamin as his police sidekicks.
When names and places like Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Timothy Leary, Paul Bowles, Jane Bowles, Charles Henri Ford, the legendary Paris publisher Maurice Girodias, the Beat Hotel in Paris, the Chelsea Hotel in New York City, or the Naropa Institute in Boulder cross the pages of Last Words, they do so as old friends and acquaintances with whom Burroughs was on intimate terms.