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In Memoriam to Identity (Paperback)

In Memoriam to Identity By Kathy Acker Cover Image
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In this characteristically sexy, daring, and hyperliterate novel, Kathy Acker interweaves the stories of three characters who share the same tragic flaw: a predilection for doomed, obsessive love. Rimbaud, the delinquent symbolist prodigy, is deserted by his lover Verlaine time and time again. Airplane takes a job dancing at Fun City, the seventh tier of the sex industry, in order to support her good-for-nothing boyfriend. And Capitol feels alive only when she's having sex with her brother, Quentin. In Memoriam to Identity is at once a revelatory addition to, and an irreverent critique of, the literature of decadence and self-destruction.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802135797
ISBN-10: 080213579X
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: August 13th, 1998
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Acker