Posted on 25 March 2012 by smokeandtoke6123
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William Seward Burroughs II
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William Seward Burroughs II ,with a gun from a photograph of him,William Seward Burroughs II was born five February 1914, in St. Louis, Missouri, into a globe of relative wealth and comfort from the profits of the Burroughs Including Machine Corporation. His grandfather, right after whom he was named, was the inventor of the including machine.At 8 a long time of age, utilizes his 1st gun, writes first story, "The Autobiography of a Wolf." Refuses editorial assistance of moms and dads to adjust autobiography to biography.
He is graduated from Harvard in 1936.
In New York, 1939, cuts off left small finger. Shows it to his analyst at the time, who takes him to Bellevue. Burroughs tells a psychiatrist there that he did as part of "an initiation ceremony into the Crow Indian tribe".
In the Summer of 1942, moves to Chicago, requires work with A. J. Cohen, Exterminators. "I go into an apartment and I know in which all the roaches are," he later on claims.
Moves to New York the following yr. Befriends Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Lucien Carr and David Kammerer around this time.
On 13 August 1944, Lucien Carr kills David Kammerer in self defense. Kerouac and Burroughs are arrested as material witnesses because they did not at first report the murder. Later, they collaborate on a novel based mostly on the events, And the Hippos Have been Boiled in their Tanks. It was rejected by numerous publishers at the time and has never ever been published.
Burroughs meets Joan Vollmer. Along with Ginsberg and Kerouac, they start experimenting with drugs and extreme behaviors. Meets Herbert Huncke close to this time. Kerouac introduces Joan to Benzedrine inhalers, to which she quickly becomes addicted.
Sometime in 1946, Burroughs injects himself with a morphine Syrette. Discovers junk ecstasy, begins addiction. In the midst of junk despair, Burroughs has a vision of a cocktail waitress bringing him a skull on a tray. "I don’t want your fu&*^ng skull," he says. "Take it back!"
Moves in with Joan, they grow to be lovers. Joan tells him that he "makes love like a pimp."
In April of 1946, Burroughs is arrested for getting narcotics via fraud.
Joan is committed to Bellevue for acute amphetamine psychosis. Burroughs attempts to rescue her from New York. William Burroughs III conceived.
Convinces her to move to East Texas with him. Huncke ultimately moves in with them. All three reside in a little property near New Waverly, expanding marijuana and laying lower. On 21 July 1947, William Burroughs III is born.
Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady visit in August of 1947.
The Burroughs’ move to New Orleans in 1948. Kerouac and Cassady pay a visit to, as immortalized in On the Road.
Burroughs is arrested in New Orleans for possession of drugs, elects not to stand trial, moves loved ones to Mexico City in 1949.
On Thursday the 6th of September, 1951, at a desultory party, Burroughs suggests that he and Joan do their William Inform act. Joan balances a highball glass on her head, turns her head to one side, saying, "I can’t view this- you know I can’t stand the sight of blood." Burroughs shoots and hits Joan in the side of the head, killing her. Later on he states: "I am forced to the appalling conclusion that I would in no way have grow to be a writer but for Joan’s death." Burroughs travels to Columbia in 1953 to locate the entheogenic vine Yage, meets Richard Evans Schultes, who councils him about the plant. Writes to Ginsberg about his experiences, which are later on published as The Yage Letters.
In 1954, Burroughs moves to Tangiers, Morocco. Kerouac, Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky go to him in 1956. Kerouac aids Burroughs to organize the "routines" that would later on turn out to be The Naked Lunch, the title from a suggestion of Kerouac’s many years before.
Early in 1958, sick of Tangiers, he leaves to keep with Ginsberg in Paris. Meets Maurice Girodias of Olympia Press, who decides to publish The Naked Lunch in 1959.
Moves to London in 1960. Back in Tangiers in August of 1961, with Ginsberg and others, meets Timothy Leary who provides them all mushrooms. Burroughs does not enjoy the experience, saying: "Urgent warning. I believe I will remain here in shriveling envelopes of larval flesh… One particular of the nastiest cases ever created by this division."
Writes prolifically and lives nomadically during 60′s, returns to New York in 1974. He has not lived in the US for 24 years. Meets James Grauerholz, who becomes Burroughs’ existence manager, helping him to organize and publish his writings.
Burroughs’ son, Billy, dies in a ditch right after a tough and lonely existence on 3 March 1981.
Burroughs moves to Lawrence, Kansas with Grauerholz.
In May of 1982, Burroughs is inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
Died on two August 1997 of a heart attack in Lawrence, Kansas. He was 83 years old.