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Lust for life : on the writings of Kathy Acker

Author: Amy Scholder; Carla Harryman; Avital Ronell
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2006.
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Kathy Acker was one of the original, subversive and influential writers of the late 20th century. This is a collection of essays on Acker's work, including Peter Wollen's primer, and Avital Ronell's  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lust for life.
London ; New York : Verso, 2006
(OCoLC)607799525
Named Person: Kathy Acker; Kathy Acker
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Scholder; Carla Harryman; Avital Ronell
ISBN: 184467066X 9781844670666
OCLC Number: 63171145
Description: viii, 120 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Kathy Acker / Peter Wollen --
Kathy goes to hell : on the irresolvable stupidity of Acker's death / Avital Ronell --
Acker un-formed / Carla Harryman --
The greatness of Kathy Acker / Robert Glück --
Foucault reads Acker and rewrites the history of the novel / Barrett Watten --
Devil father mine / Laurence A. Rickels --
Kathy Acker : "because I want to live forever in wonder" / Nayland Blake --
Seventeen paragraphs on Kathy Acker / Leslie Dick.
Responsibility: edited by Amy Scholder, Carla Harryman, and Avital Ronell.
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"Scarified sensibility, subversive intellect, and predatory wit make her a writer like no other I know."-- New York Times Book Review "From the fringes, an outsider, Kathy Acker penetrated the Read more...

 
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