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Brittain, D., 2014.

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Output Type:Chapter in a book
Publication:Taking Shots The Photography of William S. Burroughs
Publisher:Prestel
ISBN/ISSN:9783791348797
Repository URL:e-space.mmu.ac.uk/611385

Marking the centenary of William S. Burroughs's birth, this exciting book reproduces the celebrated writer's many rarely seen photographs. This essay situates Burroughs's photographs within the context of developments within photographic discourse.

Detail of the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. Burroughs in My Own Mag, issue 13Detail of the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. Burroughs in My Own Mag, issue 13
Detail of the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. Burroughs in My Own Mag, issue 13Detail of the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. Burroughs in My Own Mag, issue 13
Cover of My Own Mag, Issue 13, August 1965 containing the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. BurroughsCover of My Own Mag, Issue 13, August 1965 containing the 'Dead Star' manuscript by William S. Burroughs
Taking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs with an essay by David BrittainTaking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs with an essay by David Brittain
Creative Camera November 1982, a special issue on image and text, ran an essay by Victor Burgin on Barthes complemented with photographs by BurroughsCreative Camera November 1982, a special issue on image and text, ran an essay by Victor Burgin on Barthes complemented with photographs by Burroughs
Photograph by William S. BurroughsPhotograph by William S. Burroughs
William S. Burroughs scrapbook in the collection at Los Angeles County Museum of ArtWilliam S. Burroughs scrapbook in the collection at Los Angeles County Museum of Art