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William Burroughs: The Algebra of Need, 1971

Identifier: CC-05757-5865

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Scope and Contents

Edited by Allen De Loach. Photograph of Eric Mottram by Jennifer Cobbing. This book is one of the 1125 of a total print run of 3500 bound in cloth. Mottram minutely examines Burroughs' life and major works, stating in Chapter 1 that Burroughs is "...a radical satirist whose indignation and disgust reach through the crust of the power games of the world into the aggressive areas of the obscene....expos[ing] the -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1971



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (108 pages) in dust jacket) ; 22.5 x 15 x 1.2 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

alpha shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, gift from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Buffalo, New York : Intrepid Press (Beau Fleuve Series #2). Nationality of creator: British. General: 100 copies of 1225 total copies. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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