Simone de Beauvoir’s Inseparable reveals the devastating consequences of succumbing to conventions at the expense of one’s own autonomy and well-being.
As always, Daphne Gottlieb’s excellent Saint 1001 will please all of her readers – hetero and queer. Does that make her work “not queer enough” for Lambda?
In just two passages of Kate Chopin’s 1899 feminist novel, The Awakening she artfully conveys the protagonist’s inner struggles with the powerful patriarchy.
Michael W. Clune argues that a popular mantra about art – everyone’s judgment is equal – impedes our ability to imagine a world outside of the capitalist marketplace.
Peter Weiss’ ‘The Aesthetics of Resistance, Vol I’ is a post-mortem on the failure to prevent Nazism and an exploration of how art can be a form of resistance.
A maverick force in promoting women’s sports, Billie Jean King’s courage and diligence also helped transform acceptance of gay and lesbian culture in America.
Taylor Swift’s “Wonderland” and “long story short” use imagination to interpret reality, whereas Lewis Carroll’s Alice draws from reality to understand the imaginary.
Transitions is an exceptional collection of short stories that deserves recognition both for the quality of the writing and its provocative themes.