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Title Great expectations : a novel / Kathy Acker ; introduction by Eileen Myles.
Author Acker, Kathy, 1948-1997, author.
Publication New York : Grove Press, 2019.
Copyright date ©1982
Edition First Grove Altantic paperback edition.
Description x, 128 pages ; 20 cm
Summary " ... At the center of this form-shifting narrative, Acker's protagonist collects an inheritance following her mother's suicide, which compels her to revisit and reinterpret traumatic scenes from the past. Switching perspectives, identities, genders, and centuries, the speaker lustily ransacks world literature to celebrate and challenge the discourse around art, love, life, and death"--Provided by publisher.
Note Subtitle from front cover.
First published by the same publisher in Auguest 1989.
Subject Social classes -- Fiction.
Industrial revolution -- England -- Fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Industrial revolution. (OCoLC)fst00971658
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Genre Experimental fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726602
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
Parodies (Literature) (OCoLC)fst01921728
Parodies (Literature)
Experimental fiction.
Addl. Author Myles, Eileen, author of introduction.
ISBN 9780802128546 (paperback) :
0802128548 (paperback)

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