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Kathy Acker

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Dreams are manifestations of identities.

— Kathy Acker

#identity #dreams

Death is another bar which lies several steps below the normal world. I'm at its threshold, but not yet in it. Its doorway is doorless.

— Kathy Acker


There are times when the law jeopardizes those who obey it.

— Kathy Acker


Life doesn't exist inside language: too bad for me.

— Kathy Acker


Murder is a dream because lack is the center of both.

— Kathy Acker

#dream #lack #murder #dreams

In such a society as ours the only possible chance for change, for mobility, for political, economic, and moral flow lies in the tactics of guerrilla warfare, in the use of fictions, of language.

— Kathy Acker

#fiction #politics #change

But I still don't have a clear idea of what my voice is.

— Kathy Acker

#clear idea #i #idea #still #voice

And internalization is used in this country as a very effective political tool.

— Kathy Acker

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And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.

— Kathy Acker

#expectation #find #i #kind #language

I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used.

— Kathy Acker

#mean #meant #meant to be #once #out

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Posthumous reputation
Acker's work has been acknowledged by a number of younger writers working in an experimental style including Michael Hemmingson Stewart Home Mark Amerika Barry Graham Anna Joy Springer Tribe 8 singer and writer Lynn Breedlove Alexander Laurence Tamil novelist Charu Nivedita Michael Boatman Noah Cicero Travis Jeppesen and Salvador Plascencia. However one of Acker’s more controversial plagiarisms is from William Gibson’s 1984 text ‘'Neuromancer’' in which Acker equates code with the female body and its militaristic implications. Acker took her last name from her first husband Robert Acker; though named Karen Kathy Acker was known as Kathy by her friends and family.

Burroughs David Antin French critical theory philosophy and pornography. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School William S. Kathy Acker (née Karen Lehmann; April 18 1947 – November 30 1997) was an American experimental novelist punk poet playwright essayist postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer.

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