William S. Burroughs http://kmuw.org en William S. Burroughs' Final Personal Journals Donated To The University Of Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/william-s-burroughs-final-personal-journals-donated-university-kansas The final personal journals of novelist William S. Burroughs have been donated to the University of Kansas.</p><p> Burroughs lived in Lawrence from 1982 until his death in 1997.</p><p> Besides the journals, the donation to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library includes typescripts and editing materials.</p><p> The materials were the source for "Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs," published in 2000.</p><p> Burroughs, novelist Jack Kerouac, and other writers were known in the 50s and 60s as the Beat Generation, who railed against the mainstream.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:51:17 +0000 Associated Press 29944 at http://kmuw.org