ISBN-10:
1558618376
ISBN-13:
9781558618374
Pub. Date:
09/17/2013
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

by Paul B. Preciado, Bruce Benderson

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ISBN-13: 9781558618374
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 524,705
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Paul B. Preciado is one of today's leading thinkers in the study of gender and sexuality. He is currently Professor of Political History of the Body, Gender Theory, and History of Performance at the University Paris VIII. He received his PhD in the Theory of Architecture at Princeton University where he earned special distinction to which he was a research career. He earned a Master of Philosophy and Contemporary Theory of Gender in the New School for Social Research in New York, where he studied with Agnes Heller and Jacques Derrida.

Bruce Benderson is the translator of many authors from the French, including Virginie Despentes, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Pierre Guyotat, and, though it is quite far away from his usual subject matter, the autobiography of Céline Dion. He is also the author of several novels and works of nonfiction.

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

1 Your Death 15

2 The Pharmacopornographic Era 23

3 Testogel 55

4 History of Technosexuality 68

5 In Which the Body of VD Becomes an Element in an Experimental Context 82

6 Technogender 99

7 Becoming T 130

8 Pharmacopower 144

9 Testo-Mania 236

10 Pornpower 265

11 Jimi and Me 318

12 The Micropolitics of Gender in the Pharmacopornographic Era: Experimentation, Voluntary Intoxication, Mutation 333

13 Eternal Life 399

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