Danny Karlin, 2 June 1988
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New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York/MIT Press, 431 pp., £13.50, January 1988, 9780262231282Show More
Empire of the Senseless by Kathy Acker.
Picador, 227 pp., £10.95, May 1988, 0 330 30192 6Show More
The Western Lands by William Burroughs.
Picador, 258 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 330 29805 4Show More
“... whose self-important and talent-free doodles about Life, the Universe and Everything are hyped by Brian Wallis in his Introduction, a piece of writing conceivably worse than the pieces it introduces: For the writers in this book, these critical forms, such as interviews, monologues, jokes, dream narratives and parables, oppose the imposed narrative ...”