Writers in Revolt: An anthology. William S. Burroughs.

Writers in Revolt: An anthology

New York, NY: Berkeley Publishing Corporation, 1963. First Printing. Softcover. An early anthology of "the most controversial writing Today"(from front cover) edited by Terry Southern, Richard Seaver & Alexander Trocchi. Includes an essay on William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch by E. S. Seldon (originally published in a 1957 issue of Evergreen Review several years before its full publication), followed by a passage from WSB's breakthrough work. Also excerpts of works by Samuel Beckett, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Jean Genet, Allen Ginsberg, Herman Hesse, Henry Miller, Jean-Paul Sartre, the Marquis de Sade, Hubert Selby, Jr. & many others. A sweeping survey of rebellious writing including but not limited to the Beat Generation. A very interesting collectible, & an early appearance of WSB in an anthology. Softcover original to the best of our knowledge, in near fine condition with moderate creases at spine edges & upper left corner of back cover, mild rubbing to black covers & spine, browning to edges of interior pages esp. endpapers. Near Fine. [Item #1870]

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