Revenger’s Tragedy (fourth wall installed)

It is amusing to read reviews of Burroughs that try to classify
his books as nonbooks or as failed science fiction. It is a little
like trying to criticize the satorial and verbal manifestations of
a man who is knocking on the door to explain that flames are
leaping from the roof of our home. Burroughs is not asking merit
marks as a writer; he is trying to point to the shut-on button of an
active and lethal environmental process.

–Marshall McLuhan 1964


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