Download e-book for iPad: A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings by Joan Nestle

By Joan Nestle

ISBN-10: 157344040X

ISBN-13: 9781573440400

a delicate Union is Joan Nestle’s selection of intimate essays and narratives approximately lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, intercourse writing, the significance of conserving lesbian and homosexual historical past, the affection among lesbians and homosexual males, and the "often-shaky camaraderie between lesbians that as neighborhood keeps to flex its diversity." Longtime readers of Nestle's writings are conversant in her subject matters of solidarity and distinction. In a delicate Union, Nestle delves nonetheless deeper. residing with melanoma, Nestle explores different "fragile unions": the fragility of her sexual hope within the face of her disease, the fragility of reminiscence within the face of loss, and continuously within the face of worry, her trust within the hazard of desire, her love for her people—women, lesbians and gays, operating classification, and all who fight opposed to injustice.

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