William Burroughs And the Secret of Fascination
William Burroughs is both an object of widespread cultural fascination and one
of America's great writers. In this study, Oliver Harris elucidates the complex
play of secrecy and revelation that defines the allure of fascination.
Unraveling the mystifications of Burroughs the writer, Harris discovers what it
means to be fascinated by a figure of major cultural influence and unearths a
secret history behind the received story of one of America's great original