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William S. Burroughs vs. The Qur"an

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Published by Soft Skull Press in Berkeley, CA, USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25416468M
ISBN 101593764154
ISBN 109781593764159

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  My fascination with the daily routines of famous writers was recently rekindled by the release of the similarly-minded Daily Rituals, which in turn reminded me of one of the characteristically, charmingly eccentric routine of beloved author and cat-lover William S. Burroughs, found in Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs (public library). The cut-up technique (or découpé in French) is an aleatory literary technique in which a written text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The concept can be traced to at least the Dadaists of the s, but was popularized in the late s and early s by writer William S. Burroughs, and has since been used in a wide variety of contexts.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr (/ ˈ n ɑː s ər, ˈ n æ s ər /; Persian: سید حسین نصر ‎, born April 7, ) is an Iranian professor emeritus of Islamic studies at George Washington University, and an Islamic is the author of scholarly books and g: William S. Burroughs.   William S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis in and lived in Chicago, New York, Texas, Paris, Tangier, London, and Lawrence, Kansas, where he died in August He was the author of numerous books, including Naked Lunch, The Soft Machine, Nova Express, The Ticket that Exploded, and The Wild Boys, and was inducted as a member of the Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.


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He also employs the “cut-up” writing method of Bey’s friend, the late William S. Burroughs, to the Qur’an, subjecting Islam’s holiest scripture to literary experimentation.

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The Qur'an, the latest book by Michael Muhammad Knight, published by. I had a really strange experience while reading William S Burroughs Qur’an, the latest book by Michael Muhammad Knight, published by the Counterpoint Press imprint Soft Skull Press.I was almost finished with the book and all of a sudden came across my own words staring back at me from the : Richard Marcus.

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Burroughs, to the Qur’an, subjecting Islam’s holiest scripture to literary experimentation. William S. Burroughs vs. the Qur’an is the struggle of a hero-worshiper without heroes and the meeting of religious and artistic paths, the quest of a writer as spiritual seeker.

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Burroughs v. The Qur'an isn't really about William Burroughs. Or the Qur'an. The book is about Michael Muhammad Knight and Peter Lamborn Wilson. The former being unknown to me, the latter being a personal hero.

Wilson was also a hero to Knight at the beginning of this book, the project intended to be a biography of the anarchist-sufi thinker/5. William S. Burroughs vs. the Qur'an is the struggle of a hero-worshiper without heroes, the meeting of religious and artistic paths, and the quest of a writer as spiritual seeker."--Page 4 of cover.

He also employs the "cut-up" writing method of Bey's friend, the late William S. Burroughs, to the Qur'an, subjecting Islam's holiest scripture to literary experimentation.

William S. Burroughs vs. the Qur'an is the struggle of a hero-worshiper without heroes and the meeting of religious and artistic paths, the quest of a writer as spiritual seeker. He also employs the cut-up” writing method of Bey’s friend, the late William S.

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Get this from a library. William S. Burroughs vs. The Qur'an. [Michael Muhammad Knight] -- When Michael Muhammad Knight sets out to write the definitive biography of his "Anarcho-Sufi" hero and mentor, writer Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey), he makes a startling discovery that changes.

The Ticket That Exploded is a novel by American author William S. Burroughs, published by Olympia Press and later by Grove Press in Together with The Soft Machine and Nova Express it is part of a trilogy, referred to as The Nova Trilogy, created using the cut-up technique, although for this book Burroughs used a variant called 'the fold-in' method.

It’s partly autobiographical and set in the post-war s amongst the further burgeoning drug scene with morphine, heroin, cocaine, etc. being peddled around the United States. Naked Lunch (sometimes The Naked Lunch) is a novel by American writer William S.

book is structured as a series of loosely connected ghs stated that the chapters are intended to be read in any order. The reader follows the narration of junkie William Lee, who takes on various aliases, from the U.S. to Mexico, eventually to Tangier and the dreamlike.

William Seward Burroughs II (/ ˈ b ʌr oʊ z /; February 5, – August 2, ) was an American writer and visual ghs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodern author whose influence is considered to have affected a range of popular culture as well as literature.

Burroughs wrote eighteen novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four. This month we/I read Naked Lunch by Bill Burroughs for the queer book review.

You can buy it here: The title "Junky" says it all, William S. Burroughs' virtual junky diary is a trip through the author's own self-inflicted and self-injected personal hell.

If public schools really wanted kids to abstain from injecting needles in their arms they should drop D.A.R.E.

and force students to read William S. Burroughs's /5(K).