Ghost of Chance

TitleGhost of Chance
Year for Search1991
AuthorsBurroughs, William S[eward](1914-97)
Date Published1991
PublisherLibrary Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Complex short work that includes a suggestion of a eutopia based on Libertalia settlement possibly established by the pirate Captain Misson (ca 1660-ca 1690s) on Madagascar together with an authoritarian dystopia that fails to contain plagues unleashed by its own actions. 1981 Burroughs is also partially based on the pirate settlement.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1995.

Author Note

(1914-97)

Full Text

1991 Burroughs, William S[eward] (1914-97). Ghost of Chance. New York: Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Rpt. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1995.

Complex short work that includes a suggestion of a eutopia based on Libertalia settlement possibly established by the pirate Captain Misson (ca 1660-ca 1690s) on Madagascar together with an authoritarian dystopia that fails to contain plagues unleashed by its own actions. 1981 Burroughs is also partially based on the pirate settlement. See also 1959, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1973, 1979, 1983, and 1987 Burroughs.