Stephen Schiff (review date 22 June 1990)
SOURCE: "Rimbaud and Verlaine, Together Again," in The New York Times Book Review, June 22, 1990, p. 11.
[In the following review, Schiff provides a generally unfavorable assessment of In Memoriam to Identity.]
The characters in Kathy Acker's nine novels are far less intriguing than the character on some of them—on the book jackets, that is. There one finds Kathy Acker glaring provocatively into the camera, her hair platinum and butch-cut, her lips poised somewhere between a pout and a slurp, her...
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