Kathy Acker

Nationality

American

Description

Kathy Acker (April 18, 1947 – November 30, 1997) 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, and pornography.

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Gender

Female

The best books of all time by Kathy Acker

  1. 569 . Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker

    Janey Smith keeps a journal of her dreams and experiences as she is rejected by her father, kidnapped by thieves, and sold into prostitution

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  2. 2502 . In Memoriam to Identity by Kathy Acker

    Kathy Acker's characteristically outrageous, lyrical, and hyperinventive novel concerns three characters who share an impulse toward self-immolation through doomed, obsessive romance. Teetering som...

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