Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire

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Product Details

Price
$25.95
Publisher
Duke University Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781478011088

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About the Author

Jack Halberstam is Professor of English and Gender Studies at Columbia University and the author of several books, including The Queer Art of Failure and Female Masculinity, both also published by Duke University Press, and Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability.

Reviews

"Where can the wild take you? With Jack Halberstam as guide, to places fabulous, cruel, soaring, undead, hilarious, dark, seductive, promising, non-Providential. Wild Things is a brilliant phenomenology of the (more than) human condition of bewilderment. Its critique of invocations of wildness tethered to colonial, racist fantasies also marks how the figure can contribute to forms of desire bent toward the feral, the incipient, the otherwise. Wild Things is an awesome trip."--Jane Bennett, author of "Influx & Efflux: Writing up with Walt Whitman"