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Kathy Acker


USA flag (1948 - 1997)

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.
 
 
Novels
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Collections
   The Persian Poems (poems) (1980)
   Implosion (1983)
   Hannibal Lecter, My Father (1991)
   Portrait of an Eye (1992)
   Bodies of Work (1996)
   Essential Acker (2002)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Kathy Acker recommends
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Cows (1998)
(Little House on the Bowery, book 1)
Matthew Stokoe
"Stokoe's vision of Hell is a carnivore's nightmare. A powerful and all too possibly prophetic work."

Anthologies containing stories by Kathy Acker
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Naked Graffiti (1996)
Erotic Tales from the Cutting Edge of Fiction
edited by
Richard Glyn Jones
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The New Gothic (1991)
A Collection of Contemporary Gothic Fiction
edited by
Patrick McGrath and Bradford Morrow

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