Desire: A Memoir

Desire: A Memoir DOLLIMORE, Jonathan

Fifty years after the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 decriminalised homosexual acts, Jonathan Dollimore explores, in, through and beyond the gay sub-cultures of cities like New York, Brighton and Sydney, what the new freedoms meant for him and others in the following decades. He writes honestly and movingly about his teenage attraction to risk and danger; of accidents and escapes; of curiosity as a flight from boredom; of suicidal depression and ecstasy; and, beneath all, of the life of desire haunted and torn by loss. For more than thirty years Jonathan Dollimore has been one of contemporary culture's most influential critics of politics, literature, and sexuality. Desire: A Memoir, a hybrid of autobiography, meditation and philosophical reflection, explores the existential sources of his writing.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781350023109
Uitgever
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Druk
1e
Verschenen
01-01-2017
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
192 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Biografieen literair

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