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"Against the Nude"


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From n+1:

As Daum acknowledges, finding oneself believable as a legitimate subject of inquiry, thought, or art—and, more to the point, a legitimate author of that inquiry—can still be a fraught undertaking for women. “I have mixed feelings about the whole genre.” She also reminds us, quoting her first book, My Misspent Youth, that the essays “are about me but also a lot of other things,” and that they “can be filed under all sorts of categories apart from writer looking in the mirror.”

Read the full review of Megan Daum’s The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion here.