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Title:Don't Hide The Madness: William S. Burroughs in Conversation with Allen Ginsberg
Price:AUD$40.00 (about USD$30.80)
Item ID:LU00-0008965
Publisher:Three Rooms Press, New York, 2018
Condition:New Book
Three Rooms Press, 2018, Hardcover, Book Condition: New Book, First

23cm x 16cm. 341 pages. Illustrated matte papered boards. Edited by Steven Taylor. A never-before-published conversation about poetry, literary influences, shamanism, punk, and peyote. In DON’T HIDE THE MADNESS, the fathers of the Beat movement converse about deeply intimate and personal history while gathered at Burroughs’ house in Lawrence, Kansas. The conversation includes discussion of: David Cronenberg’s film adaptation of Burroughs’ classic novel Naked Lunch; Shamanism, including a detailed description of the shamanic exorcism of the demon Burroughs believes forced him to kill his common-law wife in 1951; Literary associates, influences, techniques, and insights; Punk rock’s contributions to counterculture lore. Featuring a newly-commissioned illustration of Burroughs and Ginsberg by celebrated artist R. Crumb on the cover, as well as 17 rare photos by Ginsberg, many taken during the session. Shipped Weight: .73 kilos. ISBN/EAN: 9781941110706.
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