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Kathy Acker Quotes & Quotations
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    And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    Burroughs was a very political writer. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    But I still don't have a clear idea of what my voice is. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I don't think what happens in this country is censorship, I should say that. It's something else. It's not banning. It's something else. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I found my voice was a reaction to all that voice stuff. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    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. We censor each other. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    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. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    I write it to get it out of me. I don't write it to remember it. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    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. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    On the surface we all act like we all love each other and we're free and easy, and actually we're far more moralistic than any other society I've ever lived in. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    You can do whatever you want with my work. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    You know I think many writers are dangerous to the establishment. I mean, they go against all the rules that you're told writing. Kathy-AckerKathy Acker
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    You know I've had work banned. Kathy-Acker/">Kathy Acker