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Acker, Kathy 1948-1997

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Most widely held works by Kathy Acker
Empire of the senseless by Kathy Acker( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman om to unge på en desperat rejse fra New Yorks slumkvarter til Algeriet og Paris, hvor de møder et afsindigt kaos af vold, sex og narko
Don Quixote, which was a dream by Kathy Acker( Book )

49 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimentele roman waarin een Amerikaanse vrouwelijke Quichot met haar hond aan haar zijde de discriminatie bestrijdt
In memoriam to identity by Kathy Acker( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great expectations by Kathy Acker( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En créant le bad writing, Kathy Acker a su inventer tout à la fois une écriture au désenchantement et une voix au sentiment de révolte et propose un dialogue entre la voix narratrice féminine, le monde, et les textes, Times Square, le masochisme, l'exploitation des femmes, le fantôme de la mère suicidée
My mother : demonology by Kathy Acker( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acker's heroine, Laurie, is a woman helpless before the fury of her emotions. Love-obsessed, Laurie is plunged into a harrowing dilemma--sexuality and her feminism are the two poles that threaten to obliterate her inner poise, the false magic of her woman's identity
The artist in society : rights, roles, and responsibilities by Carol Becker( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri A. Giroux: Borderline artists, cultural workers and the crisis of democracy ; Page Dubois : Democracy and the idea of the artist ;Honu K. Bhabha : The enchantment of art; Kathy Acker: proposition one; Michael Erre Dyson: Gangsta rap; Carol Becker: Survival of the artist in the new political climate; Michael Brenson: Securing a place for the artist in society
Bodies of work : essays by Kathy Acker( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bodies of work maps a wide-ranging cultural territory. From art and cinema, through politics, bodybuilding, science fiction and the city, they reflect and challenge the times in which we live. Matching guts with theory, anger with compassion, Acker offers original views on such subjects as diverse as the films of Peter Greenaway, the paintings of Goya, the writings of the Marquis de Sade, and copyright in the age of internet." --Book cover
Essential Acker : the selected writings of Kathy Acker by Kathy Acker( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible variety of AckerUs body of work has been distilled into a single volume that reads like a communique from the front lines of late-20th century America. Acker was a literary pirate whose prodigious output drew promiscuously from popular culture, the classics of Western civilization, current events, and the raw material of her own life
Pussy, king of the pirates by Kathy Acker( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reworking of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, Treasure Island, in which two prostitutes--O and Ange--use their earnings to hire a band of women pirates to mount an expedition to find treasure
Blood and guts in high school by Kathy Acker( Book )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Janey lived in the locked room. Twice a day the Persian slave trader came in and taught her to be a whore. Otherwise there was nothing. One day she found a pencil stub and a scrap of paper in a forgotten corner of the room. She began to write down her life, starting with 'Parents stink.' Her father, who is also her boyfriend, has fallen in love with another woman and is about to leave her ... post-punk porn to post-punk feminism ... detailed eroticism with detailed politics and ... 'pop content'--a montage of conversation, description, conjecture, and moments snatched from history and literature"--Page 4 of cover
Portrait of an eye : three novels by Kathy Acker( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literal madness : three novels by Kathy Acker( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rip-off Red, girl detective and the burning bombing of America : the destruction of the U.S. by Kathy Acker( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recently discovered and never before published, these two short novels were written in the early 1970s, at the beginning of her career. Rip-off Red reads as a kind of Raymond Chandler for bad girls, as Kathy Acker's typical literary playfulness transforms the genre conventions of detective fiction into a book that is simultaneously a mystery and a personal, raunchy, and politically astute account of life in New York City. The Burning Bombing of America is a dystopian vision of the destruction of America, combining crypto-Socialist class critique with the visceral surreality of the Book of Revelation. Published together here, they reveal a young writer on a literary romp, imposing an original, sexy, and subversive worldview that is unmistakably Acker. They are a perfect introduction to Acker's oeuvre and essential for all Acker readers."--Jacket
Writers talk : William Burroughs with Kathy Acker by William S Burroughs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Early connection with the beats . --Verbal and visual thinking. --Political ramifications of the cut-up method. --Background to 'Junkie', 'Queer', and 'The Naked Lunch'
The Seven cardinal virtues by Kathy Acker( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eurydice in the underworld by Kathy Acker( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven deadly sins by Elbridge S Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algeria : a series of invocations because nothing else works by Kathy Acker( )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood and guts in high school : plus two by Kathy Acker( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents three works by Kathy Acker, renowned for works that combine graphic eroticism with detailed politics and what the author calls 'pop content' including expositions of anti-social values and attacks on religion, education, and government
New York City in 1979 by Kathy Acker( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Empire of the senseless
Don Quixote, which was a dreamIn memoriam to identityGreat expectationsMy mother : demonologyBodies of work : essaysEssential Acker : the selected writings of Kathy AckerPussy, king of the piratesBlood and guts in high school
Alternative Names

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Fear, Clay

Fear, Clay 1948-1997

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Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker American novelist, playwright, essayist, and poet

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Lehmann, Karen

Lehmann, Karen 1948-1997

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凯西·阿克 American novelist, playwright, essayist, and poet

English (310)

German (16)

French (15)

Japanese (6)

Finnish (4)

Italian (2)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)

Danish (2)

Turkish (1)

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