Butch Geography

Butch Geography

by Stacey Waite
     
 

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Poetry. LGBT Studies. In her Los Angeles Review of Books essay "Who Is Who: Pronouns, Gender, and Merging Selves," Dana Levin describes Stacey Waite's fusion of gender identities: "Pseudonyms, heteronyms, personae, all the ventriloquizing literary arts; point of view and tonal shifts: these are tools for speakers and speaking. But the sentenceSee more details below

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Poetry. LGBT Studies. In her Los Angeles Review of Books essay "Who Is Who: Pronouns, Gender, and Merging Selves," Dana Levin describes Stacey Waite's fusion of gender identities: "Pseudonyms, heteronyms, personae, all the ventriloquizing literary arts; point of view and tonal shifts: these are tools for speakers and speaking. But the sentence too has a voice: 'i will not be the kind of boy who can not bear the memory of her body'... This is [Waite's] genius...to take innocuous syntactical phrasing and change the players mid-sentence—to get around English's pronominal either/or by creating a syntactical both/and...."

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ISBN-13:
9781936797257
Publisher:
Tupelo Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Pages:
98
Sales rank:
433,443
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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