Literal Madness: Kathy Goes to Haiti/my Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini/florida Three Novels

By: Acker, Kathy

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Kathy goes to Haiti, the first of the three novels in Literal Madness, "speaks to us out of a delightful mock-naivete' thta reminds one at times of the Dick and Jane readers rewritten as manuals for politics and sex. At once hilarious and terrifying, [it] has all the logic of a Caribbean tour and a nightmare combined. " (Los Angeles Times) . My Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini - wherein, among other things, the late Italian filmmaker solves his own murder with the help of, among others, Romeo, Juliet, and the Bronte sisters - is a "scathing commentary of false values in art" (The Hartford Courant) . In the haunting Florida, Acker achieves "a nearly telegraphic reduction of the Bogart-Bacall movie Key Largo to fatalistic, tough-guy essentials" (Booklist) . Tthe top corner is bent a bit. 1" red mark along the bottom. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.; 410 pages

Title: Literal Madness: Kathy Goes to Haiti/my Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini/florida Three Novels

Author: Acker, Kathy

Categories: Anthologies,

Edition: Third Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Grove Press: 1989

ISBN: 0802131565

ISBN 13: 9780802131560

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002561

Keywords: FICTION MADNESS HUMOR TERROR NIGHTMARE CARIBBEAN TOUR FALSE VALUES,