Acker

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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Nightboat Books
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.4 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781937658717
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About the Author

Douglas A. Martin is the author of books of poetry and prose, including: Once You Go Back, Your Body Figured, In The Time of Assignments, Branwell, and They Change the Subject. His first novel, Outline of My Lover, was selected by Colm TΓ³ibΓ­n as an International Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement and adapted in part by the Forsythe Company for their multimedia ballet/live film, Kammer/Kammer. His work has been translated into three languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

A lyric cover of Kathy Acker's career and a study of the development of narrative in her books deftly tracing Acker's interactions with a diverse palette of avant-gardisms, world letters, cultures, and theory. Martin follows Acker through New York's downtown St. Mark's Poetry Project scene, Black Mountain College, and the Beats, as Acker embarks on her own deconstructions of subjects autobiographical and historical, art procedurals, proto-conceptual writing, legacies, and spirits.
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