Title: 100 Years of William S. Burroughs

Extended Title: Feb. 5 birthday anniversary of Beat Generation's thorny author revives interest in his Lawrence years.

Abstract: Article focuses upon the life of beat author William S. Burroughs' time of residence in Lawrence, Kansas. Various figures from the arts, literature, and academic communities of Lawrence provide stories of encounters with the ecentric author. Events to commemorate the author's 100th birthday taking place in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas are detailed.

Author: Mark Luce; Jon Niccum; Brian Barnes

Date: January 26, 2014

Source: The Kansas City Star

Location: Microfilm

Page: D1, D6-D7

See Also: "William Burroughs Laid Bare," The Kansas City Star, January 26, 2014, D11.

Subject: Authors;

Local Subject: Burroughs, William; Lawrence, Kansas;

Illustrations: Yes

Item Type: Newspaper Article

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CONTENTdm number: 40820