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Kathy Acker

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Kathy Acker (née Karen Alexander) (18 April 1947 - 30 November 1997) was an American experimental novelist, prose stylist, playwright, essayist, and sex-positive feminist writer. One of the leading experimental writers of her generation, she was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, William S. Burroughs, David Antin, French critical theory, philosophy, and pornography.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Kathy Acker
Short stories
J (1991)

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Cows (1998)
(Little House on the Bowery, book 1)
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