HAPPY BIRTHDAY,WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS !

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WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, American
Novelist, Short-story Writer and
Essayist, Was Born This Day On
February 5, 1914 In St. Louis,
Missouri,USA.

Highly Experimental In Terms Of
Both The Style and The Substance,
William Burroughs, Is Considered
As One Of The Most Influential Men
of Letters In The 20th-Century
American Arts n Literature For His
Writings Have Influenced Not Only
Writers ,But, Musicians n Film
makers Too !

A Prominent Voice Of The
CounterCulture Era Of America,
William Burrough Along With The
Likes Of Allan Ginsberg, Jack
Kerouac n Others, Spearheaded A
Groundbreaking Cultural Movement
Popularly Know As The ‘BEAT’
GENERATION Which Aimed At
Exposing All Things That Were
Shallow In American Culture And
Heralded A New Perspective Of
Examining High Sounding Terms/
Concepts viz. The American Dream n
The Superiority Of Americanism !

A Life Full Of Lows ,Controversies n
Degenerative Symptoms (he was a
drug-addict. . .lover of
heroin ,opium n other new found
drugs from south america) ,William
S. Burroughs Penned Mostly
Autobiographical Novels,Novellas
n Shortstories And Had Lent A
Greater Emphasis Upon Things
That One Has Experienced First
hand To Be Picked Up As The
Themes Of Writings!

‘NAKED LUNCH’ , ‘JUNKY’ , ‘QUEER’ ,
‘THE WILD BOYS’ ,
‘EXTERMINATOR’ . . . .are some of
his prominent works.

He Was An Inspiration For Young
Avant-Garde Artist And His Place In
The American Literature As A
Postmodernist, Is Towering
Without Any Second Thought!

As A Man,WILLIAM BURROUGHS was
a maverick and had led quite a
carefree,rather ,careless life. He
Married Twice And In First Case It
Was Just For The Sake Of A Visa For
The Lady Who Wanted To Settle In
The States And In Second Case, He
Enjoyed A ‘LIVE-IN’ Relation With A
Divorced Lady With Whom He Had
A Boy And Under A Shooting Game
He Shot The Lady That Had Caused
Lots Of Trouble But Little
Punishment !

He Died Of A Heart Attack At The
Age Of 83 In 1997 In
Lawrence,Kansas ,USA.

Revered And Reviled, William S.
Burroughs Continues To Fascinate
Literature Lovers!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WILLIAM S.
BURROUGHS !

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