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Great Expectations
     

Great Expectations

by Kathy Acker, Acker
 

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Using postmodern form, Kathy Acker’s Great Expectations moves her narrator through time, gender, and identity as it examines our era’s cherished beliefs about life and art.

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Using postmodern form, Kathy Acker’s Great Expectations moves her narrator through time, gender, and identity as it examines our era’s cherished beliefs about life and art.

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Carolyn See
"This is an inquiry into the possibilities of life for a 'passionate' woman....Great Expectations in its boisterousness and strong language in sense of the injustice of it all is closely related to Henry Miller." - Los Angeles Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802131553
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Acker, Kathy Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,268,765
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.37(d)

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William Boros
"Acker is a post-modern Collette with echoes of Cleland's Fanny Hill."
Robert Creeley
"The novel's remarkable investment of hackmeat originals makes a prose of shimmering precision. Words, ideas, and of the concepts that engender them come together in a singularly fulfilling tour de force of one woman's life, like they say, in the many place where imagination has heretofore proposed it to be."

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