Selected Scholarship

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Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization

Edited by Davis Schneiderman and Philip Walsh
(Pluto Press and

The Exquisite Corpse

Chance and Collaboration in Surrealism's Parlor Game

Edited by Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren, Davis Schneiderman, and Tom Denlinger (University of Nebraska Press)

The Third Mind and The Book of Methods

Marcus Boon and I are working on two volumes, a new edition of The Third Mind as “originally” conceived in partnership with the Burroughs Estate and a companion volume, The Book of Methods, tracing the collaboration between Burroughs and Gysin. Read all about it!

"Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Lawsuit: William S. Burroughs, DJ Danger Mouse, and the Politics of ‘Grey Tuesday.’”

In Cutting Across Media: Appropriation Art, Interventionist Collage, and Copyright Law.

Eds. McLeod, Kembrew and Rudolph Kuenzli. (Duke University Press, 2011). Also, here at Plagiary.