Essays Tagged: "William Burroughs"

Dicks' Androids and Scotts' Replicants

, and is considered among some of the greatest experimental writers of the 1950s and '60s, such as; William Burroughs, J.G. Ballard, and Thomas Pynchon.(Star 34) He has written science-fiction and reg ... who hunted down the androids. He didn't want to just call them bounty hunters. Scott was told of a William Burroughs book named Blade Runner: The Movie. The book was never a movie. Burroughs just had ...

(7 pages) 91 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Born to the beat. Speaks of the beat generation

luded Hemingway. The only people that made up the Beat Generation were JackKerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady and Herbert Hunckewith the later addition of Gregory Corso and Pe ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: Trent Reznor; The man behind Nine Inch Nails. An overview of Trent Reznor plus information on the background of industrial music. The conlusion sucks, I rushed it a the last minute.

in the all-consuming "rock and roll" culture, found their inspiration in the "cut-up" techniques of William Burroughs, the musique concrete experiments of Edgar Varese, Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Gesang ...

(5 pages) 82 3 3.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A look at Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Generation.

e his major from Pre-law to Literature. Some of these individuals were Lucien Carr, David Kammerer, William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. Ginsberg was recognized in college by professors Mark Van Dor ... azing writer. During his stay at the university, Ginsberg was greatly influenced by writers such as William Blake, Walt Whitman and William Carlos Williams. Unfortunately, Ginsberg is expelled from Co ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Redefining the American Dream: The Beat Generation and its Literature.

t were expressed by the literature of quintessential beat authors Jack Keroauc, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs. The works of these revolutionary writers created such a connectivity and sense ... d at the time it is not doubtful that many were inspired to get on the road because of this book.In William Seward Burrough's Junky, describes an extraordinarily simple motivation for abandoning a ave ...

(6 pages) 148 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Notes for the beatles, an assesment I done a few years ago, these notes were very helpful

ugs and Magic)3. Mae West (Actress)4. Lenny Bruce (Comic)5. Karlheinz Stockhausen (Composer)6. W.C.(William Claude) Fields (Actor/Comic)7. Carl Gustav Jung (Psychologist)8. Edgar Allen Poe (Writer)9. ... ni Curtis (Actor)23. Wallace Berman (Actor)24. Tommy Handley (Comic)25. Marilyn Monroe (Actress)26. William Burroughs (Writer)27. Sri Mahavatara Babaji (Guru)28. Stan Laurel (Comic)29. Richard Lindner ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

"The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats": The Beat Generation and American Culture, Edited by Holly George-Warren.

in the next three chapters, the major icons of the Beat movement - Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs are discussed. The final chapter looks at those who have continued to carry on the ... of the term "beat generation". The founders of the beat movement - Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs had picked up the term "beat" in Times Square in the mid 1940's from Herbert Hu ...

(16 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

History of computers

ior to the introduction of Hollerith's machine the first printing calculator is introduced. In 1892 William Burroughs, a sickly ex-teller, introduces a commercially successful printing calculator. Alt ... scientists employed by Bell Labs complete work on the transistor (John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley receive the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956), and by 1948 teams around the world wor ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science