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American postmodern and feminist writer, playwright and essayist, an open lesbian.

Kathy Esker (nee Karen Alexander) (April 18, 1947 -error status: 400where he continued his studies and received a BA from the University of California, San Diego in 1968. Back in New York, she worked as a clerk, secretary, combining it with the work of a stripper, while engaged in a poetry workshop Jerome Rottenberg.

Her early work in the spirit of New York "underground" of the 1970s ,written under the influence of its experience strippers. Three early stuff Acker, written respectively in 1973, 1974 and 1975 : " infant innocent life Black Tarantulas, written by the Black Tarantula ," " I dreamed that I was a nymphomaniac : fantazmiruya " and " Adulthood Toulouse- Lautrec, written by Henri de Toulouse -Lotrekom ".

About her books start writing, they- A sort of explosive rock `n ` roll version of the " Critique of Pure Reason ", published from the pen of the Marquis de Sade, connecting radical form and the forbidden language. Injuring and subversion (of overturning) literature. The main themes remain the same : sexuality, language, violence, power, writing, madness body. In her works she combines plagiarism, pornography ,autobiography, detective, science fiction. These genres under her pen transformed into a confession, torture.

Aker, the hacker from the literature, objects, I do not plagiarize, I am assuming. That is, use someone else`s material, rather than pass it off as his own, and would like others to just use my. It may sound not politically correct ,error status: 400error status: 400She wrote the novel " Great Expectations ", " Blood and srach in high school ," " Don Quixote ", " My death is my life, written by Pier Paolo Pasolini ," " Empire of insensibility. "

After returning to the US in the late 1980s, she worked as an associate professor at the Art Institute of San Francisco for six years, and as a visiting professor -error status: 400and "My Mother : Demonology " (1992) . Critics have complained that these later works have become predictable, as Esker has continued to study the same restrictions in a similar manner. However, in her latest novel, " Pussy, King of the Pirates ", published in 1996, more humor, a light fantasy and Eastern philosophy,error status: 400that instead of being an object of knowledge, as in Western medicine, the patient becomes a seer, seeking wisdom that the disease will become a teacher, and patient - a student. After several stages of treatment using alternative medicine in England and the United States,Esker died six years later from complications of breast cancer in an alternative clinic in Tijuana.

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