By David S. Wills
Scientology is essentially neglected in significant texts concerning the lifestyles and paintings of William S. Burroughs, writer of a few of the main infamous literature of the twentieth century. Its value within the construction of the Cut-up procedure and Burroughs’ view of language as an endemic is undermined by means of the omission of information concerning his curiosity within the faith over the process a decade – definitely the main creatively fertile interval of his lifestyles. in its place, biographers and critics are inclined to specialise in his different obsessions within the realm of fringe technological know-how, and at the interval throughout the early Seventies while Burroughs left the faith and started a public campaign opposed to it.
However, Burroughs’ involvement with L. Ron Hubbard’s association was once no fleeting curiosity; he was once a fully-fledged member or even got the rank of ‘clear’ – a prestigious success for a Scientologist. Scientology eventually encouraged the plot, the constitution, and numerous parts of a few of Burroughs’ most crucial works, together with The delicate computing device and The Wild Boys. His fascination was once real, and his growth throughout the hierarchical constitution of the Church indications a commitment that he may later downplay after being excommunicated in 1969.
Now, for the 1st time, his lifestyles and literature are reexamined within the mild of newly exposed information regarding Burroughs’ fascination with this ‘weird cult,’ as he as soon as defined it.
"Burroughs' involvement in Scientology has bought in basic terms scant point out within the biographies that experience seemed approximately him, so it's been left to David Wills, the writer of theBeatdom magazine and books, to correct the checklist in his Scientologist! Williams S. Burroughs and the unusual Cult (Beatdom, 2013)." - Huffington Post
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