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Is the Rectum a Grave?: And Other Essays

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Over the course of a distinguished career, critic Leo Bersani has tackled a range of issues in his writing, and this collection gathers together some of his finest work. Beginning with one of the foundations of queer theory--his famous meditation on how sex leads to a shattering of the self, "Is the Rectum a Grave?"--this volume charts the inspired connections Bersani has made between sexuality, psychoanalysis, and aesthetics. Over the course of these essays, Bersani grapples with thinkers ranging from Plato to Descartes ...

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Is the Rectum a Grave?: And Other Essays
2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226043548

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Is the Rectum a Grave?: And Other Essays
2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226043524

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