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The fateful chaos

After Kathy Acker
Forfatter: Chris Kraus
Forlag: Penguin Books Storbritannia (USA, Canada, Irland, Australia, India, New Zealand, Sør-Afrika)
After Katchy Acker describes the chaotic life of author Kathy Acker, who is characterized by childhood trauma, illness and lots of sex. The story hits on an emotional level.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

The American author and artist Chris Kraus (b. 1955), who is best known as the author of the international bestseller I Love Dick (1997), has written the biography After Kathy Acker (2017) about the radical American writer and feminist Kathy Acker (1947 – 1997).

The book is divided into nine chapters, where the titles are inspired by her own book titles, and is chronologically divided according to the first chapter "Littoral Madness" (inspired by the title Literal Madness: Three Novels from 1987), which describes how friends and family have gathered to spread her ashes into the ocean, to the words: "You're free, Kathy! You're finally free! »

"I'm telling you that I felt pleasure when Bush (dad) raped me."

After Kathy Acker  is a compilation of repeated interviews, diaries, e-mail correspondences, letters and postcards. I get swallowed up in the restless universe, where the search for love, affirmation and success as a writer sometimes gives me cramps, and I realize that our lives have many similarities.

Daddy issues

Kathy Acker, born Karen Alexander on April 18, 1947 in New York City, is not a planned child, just like me. When her mother is three months pregnant, she is abandoned. . .

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Pinar Ciftci
Ciftci is a journalist and actor.

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