Kathy Acker

Country Unknown
Born Tuesday, 30 November -0001
Category Social Activists
Quotes 33
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You know I've had work banned. Uncategorized
Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it. Uncategorized
Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it. And the riffs are about timing. Uncategorized
Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive. Uncategorized
We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things. Uncategorized
We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way. Uncategorized
Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know. Uncategorized
There's a backlash against womyn that's really bad right now. Uncategorized
The literary culture, if you examine it, the high literary culture is that which preserves the government and you know it's really the talk for those who have. Uncategorized
That's what the right-wing is good at: figuring out the left wing. Uncategorized
Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating. Uncategorized
One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out. Uncategorized
I'm very staid compared to my students, actually. Uncategorized
I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way. Uncategorized
I write it to get it out of me. I don't write it to remember it. Uncategorized
I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them. Uncategorized
I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. Uncategorized
I understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists. Uncategorized
I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. Uncategorized
I think the best thing in cases of censorship or things like this is to get as much media as possible. Uncategorized