This is a mightily impressive biography of punk poet, essayist and controversial novelist, Kathy Acker. Chris Kraus, who admits to feeling a sense of kinship with Kathy, has pulled together a huge amount of material, from interviews with Kathy's friends and lovers, and her private letters to excerpts from across her output to piece together a thorough, revealing but also touching account of this remarkable woman.
Chris Kraus är en misslyckad experimentell filmmakare som snart ska fylla fyrtio. Hon är Native Agents som gett ut bland annat Kathy Acker och Eileen Myles. "Ärlighet av detta slag hotar ordning,” säger Chris Kraus vän, poeten tidigare har han varit ihop med den feministiska ikonen Kathy Acker. Fiona Duncan interviews I love Dick author Chris Kraus at her home in Los Angeles.
Chris Kraus (born 1955) is an American writer and filmmaker.Her novels include I Love Dick, Aliens & Anorexia, Torpor, and Summer of Hate. Video Green, Kraus' first non-fiction book, examines the explosion of late 1990s art by high-profile graduate programs that catapulted Los Angeles into the center of the international art world. [according to whom? 2017-07-20 Chris Kraus Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, including I Love Dick and Summer of Hate, two books of cultural criticism, and, most recently, a critical biography of Kathy Acker. She is a co-editor of Semiotexte and lives in Los Angeles. It’s interesting, then, that just as the wider culture has caught up with her, Kraus has pivoted away, delivering ‘what may or may not be a biography of Kathy Acker’ — the underground punk Kraus supplies two anecdotes that, though they don’t involve Acker herself, serve to frame the times and attitudes she wrote against and out of.
She lives in Los Angeles. It’s interesting, then, that just as the wider culture has caught up with her, Kraus has pivoted away, delivering ‘what may or may not be a biography of Kathy Acker’ — the underground punk 2017-09-26 · You can’t come to a book like Chris Kraus’s biography of Kathy Acker without certain expectations. Following the resurgence of interest in I Love Dick (1997), Kraus is now a household name whose name rightly or wrongly will forever be associated with the kind of personal essay that nowadays passes for cultural criticism, in which the I, imperial, absorbs all within its purview.
25 Sep 2017 25 September 2017 at 7 p.m.. London Review Bookshop. Twenty years after Kathy Acker's untimely death, Chris Kraus has provided the first full
August 18, 2017. The trauma of the disappeared father is a theme Kathy Acker pursued throughout her writing, from The Childlike Life to her last In this review. AFTER KATHY ACKER.
After Kathy Acker (Semiotext[e]), by Chris Kraus, is an informal biography that mines Acker’s formative influences—her raucous relationships, her inflammatory views, her unconventional writing process, and her dedication to crafting a life outside mainstream norms.
Pris: 150 kr. häftad, 2020. Tillfälligt slut. Köp boken After Kathy Acker - A Literary Biography av Chris Kraus (ISBN 9781635900569) hos Adlibris. Fraktfritt över Pris: 96 kr. E-bok, 2017.
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Chris Kraus. 1,195 likes · 2 talking about this. Chris Kraus is a writer, filmmaker, and artist.
Kathy Acker died on November 30, 1997 at an alternative cancer treatment center in The following is an excerpt from Chris Kraus's essay on Kathy Acker, Kathy Acker died of cancer on November 30, 1997, the same year that her older in the writing of her novels and, especially, in After Kathy Acker, Kraus con- structs a literary genealogy where none was visible before, arguing as she does. 5 May 2018 Chris Kraus's After Kathy Acker is tour de force stuff. In some sense, this is to be expected.
Chris Kraus, in the first chapter of this biography, establishes that Kathy Acker is a liar. That in itself is okay. A biography that does not mystify its subject and put it on a pedestal, is a biography that normally keeps to the ground. In fact Kraus book is a composition of solid work.
And as Chris Kraus deftly showcases in her recently published After Kathy Acker, it’s this myth that both made her and potentially, trapped her and the analysis of her work. In this first, fully authorized, biography, Chris Kraus approaches Acker both as a writer and as a member of the artistic communities from which she emerged. At once forensic and intimate, After Kathy Acker traces the extreme discipline and literary strategies Acker used to develop her work, and the contradictions she longed to embody. Entrance is free.
Now Available! A New Biography of Kathy Acker Acker's life was a fable; and to describe the confusion and love and conflicting agendas behind these 11 Jan 2018 In her stunning After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography, Chris Kraus wrote not of theory but of writing, creativity, and the depth a writer has to go 4 Sep 2017 Chris Kraus, who is nothing if not artful, begins her strange and ultimately futile book about the writer Kathy Acker by noting that what follows 6 Aug 2018 In an extract from her inaugural column for SLEEK magazine, Chris Kraus ponders artist Aline Mare's tribute to her friend and contemporary, the 25 Aug 2017 more deliberate ways, in Chris Kraus's After Kathy Acker, the first critical biography of the writer and artist to be authorized by Acker's estate. Chris Kraus writes about the renewal of interest in this controversial punk icon. Kathy Acker died on November 30, 1997 at an alternative cancer treatment center 11 Sep 2018 Chris Kraus and Olivia Laing discuss the sway of Kathy Acker's life and work, autofiction, and the razor's-edge intensity of last summer. 18 Dec 2017 Kraus on feminism, Kathy Acker, and life after Dick. Writer Alison Sinkewicz. Chris Kraus After Kathy Acker.