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Burroughs

1. Edgar Rice. 1875--1950, US novelist, author of the Tarzan stories
2. William S(eward). 1914--97, US novelist, noted for his experimental works exploring themes of drug addiction, violence, and homosexuality. His novels include Junkie (1953), The Naked Lunch (1959), and Interzone (1989)
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Yet this factual density successfully punctures the glamorous aura that made Burroughs a fascinating figure associated with '50s cool, '60s rebellion, '70s punk, and '80s postmodernism.
Burroughs poetically wrapped factual natural history accounts with his own warm first-person observations, presenting the reader "the live bird itself," not the transcendental "bird behind the bird" of Thoreau, or the "stuffed and labeled specimen" of cold science.
If Call Me Burroughs is a testament to his artistic significance, it's also a catalog of Burroughs' penchant for antisocial behavior.
Burroughs filed a lawsuit earlier this year claiming that a female agent coerced him into having sex to avoid a big financial penalty on a pending audit.
Burroughs had already been in their flat on the Esplanade, Whitley Bay for some time and had created a bizarre shrine with 19-yearold Miss Bertram's garments.
Burroughs (20-5, 10-2) led 17-13 with 3:37 remaining in the second quarter, but couldn't maintain the lead against the athletically superior Mustangs.
We almost had to shut down everything else and focus on NCLB to get the information from the schools so that we could create the reports that we needed," Burroughs says.
NASDAQ: CMTL) did exceed Burroughs price target of $41 when it climbed to $45.
The Man-eater' is a tale Burroughs was so interested in that he re-told it time and time again in various forms.
In taking on this project, Harris quotes amply from existing Burroughs scholarship and puts forth a complex argument that presupposes a knowledge of such seminal critical theorists as Walter Benjamin, Jacques Lacan, Maurice Blanchot, and Guy Debord, among others.
Burroughs reads widely in many fields outside conventional art history.