Knowledge Identifier: +William_S._Burroughs
New York School - There are commonalities between the New York School and the members of the beat generation poets active in 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s New York City, including Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Diane di Prima, Diane Wakoski, Anne Waldman, Tuli Kupferberg, Ed Sanders, Norris Embry, and several others
This incident inspired Burroughs and Kerouac to collaborate on a novel titled "And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks", completed in 1945
The family moved briefly to New Orleans in 1948
Burroughs attended classes at the Mexico City College in 1950 studying Spanish, as well as "Mexican picture writing" and the Mayan language with R. H. Barlow
In 1951, Burroughs shot and killed Vollmer in a drunken game of "William Tell" at a party above the American-owned Bounty Bar in Mexico City
Joan Vollmer - The film centres on the killing of Joan Vollmer Burroughs, on 6th September 1951, by her husband, William S. Burroughs
Joan Vollmer - The film centres on the killing of Joan Vollmer Burroughs, on 6 September 1951, by her husband, William S. Burroughs
But Allen Ginsberg worked to get excerpts published in "Black Mountain Review" and "Chicago Review" in 1958
Burroughs moved into a rundown hotel in the Latin Quarter of Paris in 1959 when "Naked Lunch" was still looking for a publisher
Naked Lunch - "'Naked Lunch"' is a novel by American writer William S. Burroughs, originally published in 1959
According to Burroughs, he had known a certain Captain Clark, around 1960 in Tangier, who once bragged that he had been sailing 23 years without an accident
Good Vibrations - John Bush compared the track's fragmented cut-and-paste style to 1960s experimentalists such as William S. Burroughs
Joan Vollmer - Published as "The Ugly Spirit" in "Burroughs Live: The Collected Interviews of William S. Burroughs 1960-1997
A book composed of letters between Burroughs and Ginsberg, "The Yage Letters," was published in 1963 by City Lights Books
Robert Smithson - In September 1968, Smithson published the essay "A Sedimentation of the Mind: Earth Projects" in Artforum that promoted the work of the first wave of land art artists, and in 1969 he began producing land art pieces to further explore concepts gained from his readings of William S. Burroughs, J.G. Ballard, and George Kubler.
Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg would take this same cure in 1971, with Dr. Dent's nurse, Smitty
In 1972, Burroughs and Southern unsuccessfully attempted to adapt "Naked Lunch" for the screen in conjunction with American game-show producer Chuck Barris
Burroughs decided to relocate back to the United States permanently in 1976
Throughout early 1977, Burroughs collaborated with Southern and Dennis Hopper on a screen adaptation of "Junky"
Terry Southern - In 1977 and 1978 Southern was embroiled in a lengthy and chaotic attempt to make a film version of William S. Burroughs' novel "Junky", but the project collapsed due to the erratic behaviour of its principal backer, Jules Stein
Laurie Anderson (performance artist) - In 1978, Anderson performed at The Nova Convention, a major conference involving many counter-culture figures and rising avant-garde musical stars, including William S. Burroughs, Philip_Glass, Frank Zappa, Timothy Leary, Malcolm Goldstein, John Cage, and Allen Ginsberg.
He was finally inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1983 after several attempts by Allen Ginsberg to get him accepted
A documentary titled "Burroughs", directed by Howard Brookner, was released in 1984
Before Vollmer died, Burroughs had largely completed his first two novels in Mexico, although "Queer" was not published until 1985
He played an aging junkie priest in Gus Van Sant's 1989 film "Drugstore Cowboy"
He collaborated with Tom Waits and director Robert Wilson to create "The Black Rider", a play which opened at the Thalia Theatre in Hamburg in 1990, to critical acclaim, and was later performed all over Europe and the U.S. In 1991, with Burroughs's sanction, director David Cronenberg took on the seemingly impossible task of adapting "Naked Lunch" into a full-length feature film
Burroughs was fictionalized in Jack Kerouac's autobiographical novel "On the Road" as "Old Bull Lee." He makes an appearance in J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical 1991 novel "The Kindness of Women"
Scott Treleaven - Concurrent with the documentary Queercore: A Punk-u-mentary, Treleaven created an illustrated zine project called This Is The Salivation Army (19961999): a mix of punk, goth, occult, and industrial music aesthetics, alongside homages to iconoclasts like William S. Burroughs, Brion_Gysin, William Blake, and Derek Jarman.
Burroughs died at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, after suffering a heart attack in 1997
Erling Wold - The success of the production led to a residency at ODC Theater in San Francisco , where he premiered his opera "Queer" based on William S. Burroughs' early autobiographical novel of the same name in 2001 and "Sub Pontio Pilato", an historical fantasy on the death and remembrance of Pontius Pilate in 2003
In the 2004 novel "Move Under Ground", Burroughs, Kerouac, and Neal Cassady team up to defeat Cthulhu
The two fledgling authors were unable to get it published, but the manuscript was eventually published in November 2008 by Grove Press and Penguin Books
In September 2010, Telos Publishing, a UK publisher, was scheduled to release the novel "Rules of Duel", a previously unpublished late-60s collaboration between Burroughs and Graham Masterton
Burroughs is portrayed by Ben Foster in the 2013 film "Kill Your Darlings", directed by John Krokidas and written by John Krokidas and Austin Bunn
Scott Crary - On October 1st, 2013, Crary previewed selections from a forthcoming conceptual photo book he is working on with photographer and model Ira Chernova, which depicts the former New York City residences of celebrated creative personalities, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, William S. Burroughs, Diane Arbus, Bob Dylan, J.D. Salinger, Mark Rothko, Nico, and others
Scott Crary - On October 1, 2013, Crary previewed selections from a forthcoming conceptual photo book he is working on with photographer and model Ira Chernova, which depicts the former New York City residences of celebrated creative personalities, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, William S. Burroughs, Diane Arbus, Bob Dylan, J.D._Salinger (J._D._Salinger), Mark Rothko, Nico, and others
Scott Crary - On April 16, 2015, Crary previewed selections from a forthcoming conceptual photo book he is working on with photographer and model Ira Chernova, which depicts the former New York City residences of celebrated creative personalities, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, William S. Burroughs, Diane Arbus, Bob Dylan, J.D._Salinger (J._D._Salinger), Mark Rothko, Nico, and others
Burroughs appears in Paul La Farge's 2017 novel "The Night Ocean", as a student and acquaintance of R. H. Barlow in Mexico City