William S. Burroughs Class On Creative Reading Pt. 1

William S. Burroughs lecture on Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and A Short Trip Home, and Stephen King’s The Shining. Burroughs also discusses exercises for increasing awareness, and the subjects of books as mental film, codes of conduct, heroes, and the film of Burroughs’ novel Naked Lunch. Recorded August 1979, Naropa University