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Sexuality, Disability, and Aging : Queer Temporalities of the Phallus, Paperback / softback Book

Sexuality, Disability, and Aging : Queer Temporalities of the Phallus Paperback / softback

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Drawing on her own experiences with late-onset disability and its impact on her sex life, along with her expertise as a cultural critic, Jane Gallop explores how disability and aging work to undermine one's sense of self.

She challenges common conceptions that equate the decline of bodily potential and ability with a permanent and irretrievable loss, arguing that such a loss can be both temporary and positively transformative.

With Sexuality, Disability, and Aging, Gallop explores and celebrates how sexuality transforms and becomes more queer in the lives of the no longer young and the no longer able while at the same time demonstrating how disability can generate new forms of sexual fantasy and erotic possibility.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9781478001614

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