The Argonauts

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Product Number: Z100100652
Released: Aug 04, 2015
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ISBN: #9781504660778
Narrator/s: Maggie Nelson
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An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and the limitations and possibilities of love and language. At its center is a romance: the story of the author's relationship with the artist Harry Dodge. This story, which includes Nelson's account of falling in love with Dodge, who is fluidly gendered, as well as her journey to and through a pregnancy, is an intimate portrayal of the complexities and joys of (queer) family-making. Writing in the spirit of public intellectuals such as Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes, Nelson binds her personal experience to a rigorous exploration of what iconic theorists have said about sexuality, gender, and the vexed institutions of marriage and child-rearing. Nelson's insistence on radical individual freedom and the value of caretaking becomes the rallying cry of this thoughtful, unabashed, uncompromising book.

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Author(s): Maggie Nelson
Original Publish Date: Aug 04, 2015

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Author(s): Maggie Nelson
Narrator(s): Maggie Nelson
Product Number DD22016
Released: Aug 04, 2015
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ISBN: #9781504660839
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Author(s): Maggie Nelson
Product Number EB00588167
Released: May 05, 2015
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: #9781555973407

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