Kissing Dead Girls

Kissing Dead Girls

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by Daphne Gottlieb
     
 

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Gertrude Stein's work is co-opted and re-seen in an attempt to unpack the relationship between love and war; Walt Whitman makes a command performance in dismembered bits of forced formal verse; and "The Exorcist" and "The Devil in Miss Jones" are sutured together in an attempt to locate the horror of desire. Fusing pornography and postfeminist theory, transcript and… See more details below

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Gertrude Stein's work is co-opted and re-seen in an attempt to unpack the relationship between love and war; Walt Whitman makes a command performance in dismembered bits of forced formal verse; and "The Exorcist" and "The Devil in Miss Jones" are sutured together in an attempt to locate the horror of desire. Fusing pornography and postfeminist theory, transcript and tell-all, these playful, penetrating poems and stories reach off the page in search of what it is to be known, both to the masses and to the "Other."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593763282
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/10/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
1 MB

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