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Kathy Acker

Author (18-Apr-1947 — 1-Dec-1997)


Jeffrey Ebbesen. Postmodernism and Its Others: The Fiction of Ishmael Reed, Kathy Acker, and Don DeLillo. Routledge. 2006.

Nicola Pitchford. Tactical Readings: Feminist Postmodernism in the Novels of Kathy Acker and Angela Carter. Bucknell University Press. 2001. 224pp.

Amy Scholder; Carla Harryman; Avital Ronell (editors). Lust for Life: On the Writings of Kathy Acker. Verso. 2006. 160pp.

Victoria de Zwaan. Interpreting Radical Metaphor in the Novel: Experimental Fictions of Donald Barthelme, Thomas Pynchon, and Kathy Acker. Edwin Mellen Press. 2002. 172pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.2)

  6. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.16)

  7. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.6)

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