Item Information

Dublin Core

Title

William Burroughs Reads from "Naked Lunch:" "The Rube"

Description

William Burroughs reading three excerpts from Naked Lunch: "The Rube" (22 min, 36 sec)

Creator

Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997

Date

probably 1960 - 1972

Language

English

Additional Item Metadata

Spatial Coverage

[London]

MODS

Key Date

1960 1972

Type of Date

inferred

Form/Genre

sound recordings

Repository Name

Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Notes

Dates inferred from the fact that the original audio tape includes an unidentified British radio program, suggesting that the recording was made during the time Burroughs lived in London (c. 1960-1972).

Language of Cataloging

English

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Collection

William Seward Burroughs Papers

Sound Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Reel-to-reel audio tape

Duration

00:22:36

Citation

Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997, “William Burroughs Reads from "Naked Lunch:" "The Rube",” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 23, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/nakedlunch/item/1071.

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