Junky - Pages 129-166 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 129-166 Summary

The remainder of the text includes an assortment of materials. A glossary of slang terms is presented. A lengthy section of text cut from the original manuscript is also presented as Appendix 1. In this section Bill reads about a new quack medical treatment and tries it with promising results; he then extemporizes about the cellular metabolism of junk.

The original author's introduction to the manuscript is presented as Appendix 2. It is quite informative and forms an excellent introduction to the text. Appendix 3 presents a letter from the author to the original publisher which criticizes certain textual changes made in the first edition. Appendices 4, 5, 6, and 7 present introductions or concise analyses of the texts from previous editions including materials written by Allen Ginsberg and Carl Solomon from 1952 to 1977. The text concludes with several pages of notes documenting various textual additions or corrections in...

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