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Butch Geography (Paperback)

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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....

Product Details
ISBN: 9781936797257
ISBN-10: 1936797259
Publisher: Tupelo Press
Publication Date: January 31st, 2013
Pages: 72
Language: English