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Essential Acker

the selected writings of Kathy Acker

by Kathy Acker

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Amy Scholder and Dennis Cooper ; with an introduction by Jeanette Winterson.
ContributionsScholder, Amy., Cooper, Dennis, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.C44 A6 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3557345M
ISBN 100802139213
LC Control Number2002016446

Kathy Acker (Ap – Novem ) was an American experimental novelist, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was influenced by the Black Mountain School poets, the writer William S. Burroughs, the artist and theoretician David Antin, French critical theory, feminist artists Carolee Schneeman and Eleanor Antin, and by philosophy, mysticism. Kathy Acker. Kathy Acker ( – ) was an influential postmodernist writer and performance artist, whose many books include Blood and Guts in High School; Don Quixote; Literal Madness; Empire of the Senseless; In Memoriam to Identity; My Mother: Demonology; Pussy, King of the Pirates; Portrait of an Eye; and Rip-Off Red, Girl Detective.

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"Essential Acker recognizes and highlights Acker's galvanizing fiction in a vital and tantalizing montage of excerpts from 19 of her rampaging novels, which Jeanette Winterson, no slouch herself, describes in her resounding introduction as 'rigorous and playful, sexy and repelling, inventive and proverbial.'". Both the books revolve around the life of a Chicago-based lawyer named Ben Corbin. The other essential characters mentioned in this series by Acker include Dr. Mikhail Ivanosky, Gunnar Bjornsen, Karl, Noelle Corbin, etc. Author Acker has done the setting of the stories in Chicago. The debut book of the series is entitled ‘Dead Man’s Rule’.


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