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Experiment, Inscription and the Archive: Kathy Acker’s Manuscript Practice

Georgina Colby

in Reading Experimental Writing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474440387
eISBN:
9781474481236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440387.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the significance of the archive to a reading of avant-garde writing, taking the work of Kathy Acker as a case study. Utilising a framework of genetic criticism, the chapter ... More


Historicizing the Transnational: Robert Coover, Kathy Acker and the Rewriting of British Cultural History, 1970–1997

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the historisation of transnationalism and the rewriting of British cultural history during the period from 1970 to 1997. It considers the ways in which this era functioned as ... More


Postmodern Literature in North America: Tracing Pop-Feminism’s Narrative Arc

Emily Spiers

in Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 2 establishes the departure point for a genealogy of pop-feminist writing across North America, Britain, and Germany, which informs the author’s reading of the literary texts in the ... More


Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible

Georgina Colby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748683505
eISBN:
9781474426930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Kathy Acker’s body of work is one of the most significant collections of experimental writing in English. In Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible, Georgina Colby explores the compositional processes ... More


Rejections of Barthes

Calum Gardner

in Poetry & Barthes: Anglophone Responses 1970-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941367
eISBN:
9781789629231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941367.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The methodology of the book means that writers’ engagement with Barthes is what is studied, but this risks erasing writers who shy away from him. This chapter considers why some poets, particularly ... More


Aggressive Fictions: Reading the Contemporary American Novel

Kathryn Hume

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450013
eISBN:
9780801462870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450013.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

A frequent complaint against contemporary American fiction is that too often it puts off readers in ways they find difficult to fathom. Books such as Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho, Katherine ... More


Professor VJ’s Big Blog Mashup

Mark Amerika

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is an “autobiographical” account, through the voice of “Professor VJ,” of a vigorous aesthetic performance of a paradoxical voice function: It is an act of digital/remix of his voice, ... More


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