In Memoriam to Identity

deKathy Acker

23 août 1998|
In Memoriam to Identity de Kathy Acker
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In this characteristically sexy, daring, and hyperliterate novel, Kathy Acker interweaves the stories of three characters who share the same tragic flaw: a predilection for doomed, obsessive love. Rimbaud, the delinquent symbolist prodigy, is deserted by his lover Verlaine time and time again. Airplane takes a job dancing at Fun City, the seventh tier of the sex industry, in order to support her good-for-nothing boyfriend. And Capitol feels alive only when she''s having sex with her brother,Quentin. In Memoriam to Identity is at once a revelatory addition to, and an irreverent critique of, the literature of decadence and self-destruction.
Novelist and performance artist Kathy Acker (1948-1997) was among the most important postmodernist authors. Her twelve novels include Great Expectations, Blood and Guts in High School, Don Quixote, Empire of the Senseless, Kathy Goes to Haiti, and My Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini. She also wrote the screenplay for the film Varie...
Titre :In Memoriam to Identity
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.71 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.71 po
Publié le :23 août 1998
Publié par :Grove/Atlantic
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780802135797

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