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She is a co-editor of Semiotexte and lives in Los Angeles. 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. The first is an account of Chris Burden’s 1972 performance piece TV Hijack , which took place around the time Acker was first experimenting with DIY self-publication (producing works such as Politics and The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula ). Kathy Acker’s influence over an entire generation of disaffected young women has yet to be fully explored, but with Chris Kraus’s new biography, Acker’s importance as a writer is finally being acknowledged. 2017-08-31 · Chris Kraus's biography of Kathy Acker describes the life of the woman behind this and other books which exploded onto the literary scene in the 1980s. It's not a pretty tale and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Acker comes across as needy, insecure, damaged, and constantly seeking validation. After Kathy Acker, by Chris Kraus, Penguin, RRP£20/MIT Press, RRP$24.95, 352 pages Lauren Elkin is author of ‘Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London Having read Kathy Acker's writing and what others have written about her (such as Dodie Bellamy's excellent essay in When the Sick Rule the World (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents)), I was curious to learn more about Acker herself and was excited to see that Chris Kraus had written her biography.
drev den feministiska utgivningsserien Native Agents som gett ut bland annat Kathy Acker och Eileen Myles. The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, many of them created by her. Twenty years after her untimely death at age 50, Acker's legend has faded, but her writing has become clearer. A few years ago, the writer Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick, fou Chris Kraus, in the first chapter of this biography, establishes that Kathy Acker is a liar.
After Kathy Acker: A Biography: Kraus, Chris: Amazon.se: Books. A few years ago, the writer Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick, found that her own experiences Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, including I Love Dick and Summer of Hate; two books of art and cultural criticism; and most recently, After Kathy Acker: A Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore A few years ago, the writer Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick, found that her own Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore and cultural icon.
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Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon… scholar, stripper, victim, and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker’s legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, created mostly by Acker herself. Twenty years after her death, Acker’s legend has faded, making her writing more legible. 2017-09-08 · Kathy was and will always be a sexy, scary, seminal figure–perhaps more myth than author. 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.
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2018-02-16 2017-08-31 Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, including Aliens & Anorexia, I Love Dick, and Torpor, and two books of art and cultural criticism. Her biography After Kathy Acker, from which this essay is excerpted, was published by Semiotext(e) this month. Authors Chris Kraus Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, including I Love Dick and Summer of Hate; two books of art and cultural criticism; and most recently, After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography.She received the College Art Association's Frank Jewett Mather Award in Art Criticism in 2008, and a Warhol Foundation Art Writing grant in 2011. Kraus has said that she intends After Kathy Acker to be a ‘hologram’ rather than an exposé, but the effect is less the revivification of her subject as greater than the sum of her contradictions and more a sense of deep and abiding ambivalence – and not always by design.
A half-generation behind Acker, Kraus shares similar aesthetic and philosophical concerns and has inherited, to a certain extent, Acker’s status as cult avant-garde female author.
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. This was a livestream from the London Review Bookshop, where Chris Kraus spoke to Juliet Jacques about the first female ‘Great Writer as Countercultural Author Chris Kraus illuminated the thrilling life of writer Kathy Acker at a discussion and reading presented on Feb. 29, at the Scripps College Clark Humanities Museum. The presentation was centered on Kraus’ soon-to-be-published biography of Acker, which has been in the works since 2000. 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 to form an identity. She discusses Kathy Acker as a figure in culture who wrote of culture, achieving fame and notoriety through a writing style of pornographic intensity.
20 Aug 2017 life of Kathy Acker, the pirate queen of transgressive 1980s literature and superstar of downtown New York's post-punk scene, Chris Kraus
16 Oct 2020 Georgina Colby, Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible, Edinburgh University Press, 2016. ; Chris Kraus, After Kathy Acker: A Literary
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
19 Sep 2017 By Des Barry. After Kathy Acker review. Chris Kraus, After Kathy Acker – a biography (Allen Lane, 2017).
After Kathy Acker : A Biography. Kraus, Chris. Penguin Books Ltd 2017. Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore: The CHRIS KRAUS är född i Nya Zeeland och bor i Los Angeles. Hon är underetikett Native Agents, som publicerat författare som Kathy Acker och Eileen Myles. Author: Chris Kraus. Hardcover, 2019 Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore … and cultural icon.
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.
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Last / Next 2017-08-25 · After Kathy Acker by Chris Kraus The MIT Press Published August 18, 2017. Chris Kraus is the author of four novels and two books of criticism.