By Leonard Unger, Jay Parini
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As they near the end date, Pozzi tries to escape; he is beaten nearly to death, and Nashe disbelieves Murks, the man who has been charged with overseeing the construction, when he tells him that Pozzi has been taken to a local hospital to convalesce. Nashe bides his time building the wall until Murks brings his young grandson to the site. Nashe is filled with hatred for the boy and imagines killing him in retribution for his treatment at the hands of Stone and Flower. The impulse passes, and Nashe completes his duty for the men.
I Dreamt I Became a Nymphomaniac! Imagining. San Francisco: Empty Elevator Shaft Poetry Press, 1974. ) The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec by Henri Toulouse Lautrec. New York: Printed Matter, 1978. ) Florida. : Diana’s Bimonthly Press, 1978. ) Kathy Goes to Haiti. Toronto: Rumour Publications, 1978. ) Great Expectations. San Francisco: Re/Search Productions, 1982; New York: Grove, 1983. Hello, I’m Erica Jong. New York: Contact II, 1982. Blood and Guts in High School. New York: Grove, 1984. ) Algeria: A Series of Invocations because Nothing Else Works.
16 / AMERICAN WRITERS finds meaning when she watches a gay Cuban sailor, Agone, receive a new kind of tattoo. The relationship between Agone and his tattoist represents a nonphallocentric form of sexuality, one in which the experience of the whole body is involved and in which the dominantsubmissive dynamic is circumvented. The tattoo itself demonstrates an alternative form of knowing, bodily subjectivity, and suggests an embodied writing akin to Acker’s. In a monologue on the disruption of hegemonic language, Abhor argues for the significance of the unconscious, albeit a fictional one, which hosts all that is forbidden.
American Writers: Supplement XII by Leonard Unger, Jay Parini