Interesting point about Gysin. Frustrated writer?
And yeah. Gysin and WSB. Purely platonic relationship? Was always a bit confused about that.
edward_de_vere wrote:And yeah. Gysin and WSB. Purely platonic relationship? Was always a bit confused about that.
As far as I'm aware, Burroughs and Gysin were never lovers.
In fact, I get the impression that Burroughs had something of the homosexual equivalent of the "Madonna/Whore" complex, where sleazy rent boys were for sex, his intellectual equals were for friendship. There were some exceptions to this (Ginsberg, Sommerville), but that did seem to be the overall pattern.
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