A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings by Joan Nestle PDF

By Joan Nestle

a delicate Union is Joan Nestle’s number of intimate essays and narratives approximately lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, intercourse writing, the significance of holding lesbian and homosexual background, 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 topics of cohesion and distinction. In a delicate Union, Nestle delves nonetheless deeper. residing with melanoma, Nestle explores different "fragile unions": the fragility of her sexual wish within the face of her ailment, the fragility of reminiscence within the face of loss, and regularly within the face of worry, her trust within the probability of wish, her love for her people—women, lesbians and gays, operating type, and all who fight opposed to injustice.

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