Language Is A Virus

Kathy Acker Quotes

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/21.php">Kathy Acker