Kathy Acker (1971-1975)

    Pages: 600
    LanguageEnglish.

    First critical edition of Kathy Acker’s early writings.
    Features also the transcription and presentation of Acker’s two 1974 experimental videos.
    All texts accompanied with critical notes.
    Also with texts of: Alan Sondheim, Leonard Neufeld and Jill Kroesen.
    With the collaboration of: Emily Cheng, Claire Finch, Justin Gajoux, Leonard Neufeld,  Anna Maria Pinaka, Alan Sondheim.
    Artwork: Satarina Cantos.
    To be published in August 2019.
    To be launched in October 2019 – at After 8 Books (Paris), at Galeria Zé dos Bois (Lisbon), and later also in London, Berlin & al.

     

    Table of contents:

    Acknowledgements and Foreword
    Introduction
     — Claire Finch

    The Golden Woman (ca. 1969-1970) — Kathy Acker
    Section from: Diary (1-2/71)
     (1971) — Kathy Acker

    Portraits (7/1971) — Kathy Acker
    Portraits and visions (ca. Summer 1971) — Kathy Acker
    Diary Warmcatfur (1/1972) — Kathy Acker
    Politics (pub. 5/1972) — Kathy Acker
    For H. (ca. 5/1972) — Kathy Acker
    Revolutionary Diary of an Anarchist (ca. 5/1972) — Kathy Acker
    Journal Black Cats     Black Jewels (Summer 1972) — Kathy Acker
    Gold songs for Jimi Hendrix (ca. Summer 1972) — Kathy Acker
    Breaking Up (ca. Summer 1972) — Kathy Acker
    Homage to LeRoi Jones (Fall 1972) — Kathy Acker
    Entrance into dwelling in paradise (Fall 1972) — Kathy Acker
    [Exercises] (Fall 1972) — Kathy Acker
    Stripper Disintegration (2-3/1973) — Kathy Acker
    Section from Diary (3/1973) — Kathy Acker
    The beginning of the Thesmophoriazusae (7-9/1973) — Kathy Acker
    Breaking through memories to desire, I (11/1973) — Kathy Acker
    Conversations (1/1974) — Kathy Acker
    From Breaking through memories into desire, III (ca. 3/1974) — Kathy Acker
    Various memory experiments, I (4/1974) — Kathy Acker
    [Letters to Alan Sondheim] (1974) — Kathy Acker

    [Untitled Tape] (3/1974) — Kathy Acker & Alan Sondheim
    [About the Untitled Tape] (ca. 3/1974) — Emily Cheng
    [Untitled Tape 2] (ca. 3/1974) — Kathy Acker & Alan Sondheim
    [Postcard to Kathy Acker] (7/24/1974) — Alan Sondheim
    [Letters to Bernadette Mayer] (1972-1975) — Kathy Acker
    [Songs] (1974-1975) — Jill Kroesen
    [Flyer for the Whitney Museum] (11/1976) — Kathy Acker & Alan Sondheim

    About the Blue Tape — Alan Sondheim
    About the Blue Tape — Emily Cheng
    14th Street studio and Fun City — Justin Gajoux
    Acker and sex-xork in the Diary — Justin Gajoux
    Porno-graphing — Anna Maria Pinaka

    See also our pages:

    Chronology of Kathy Ackers’ works and life between 1968 and 1979.
    – Some of Kathy Ackers’ publications in periodicals between 1974 and 1997.
    – Some of Kathy Acker’s audio materials (1978-1999)
    – Some Related materials.

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