Robert Siegle (essay date 1989)
SOURCE: "Kathy Acker: The Blood and Guts of Guerrilla Warfare," in Suburban Ambush: Downtown Writing and the Fiction of Insurgency, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989, pp. 47-123.
[In the following excerpt, Siegle offers an overview of Acker's literary significance and a critical reading of Don Quixote.]
"Reading Kathy Acker is like reading the subway walls." "If my mother saw what I was reading, she'd die." "I never thought I was a prude until I opened this book. I was reading it outside between classes...
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