Hey there and welcome to this week’s Lez Liberty Lit! It’s been a week for me so please enjoy this bite-sized edition.
In Torey Peters’s Detransition, Baby, “Peters is less interested in resolution than in the continual project of reckoning with ourselves. She confronts the unruliness of our desires, and our vitality as we struggle within their limits.”
Here’s what’s up with the great gay-Jewish poetry brawl of 1829.
At Lit Hub, Urvi Kumbhat discusses the mango as a symbol in diasporic writing, observing, “The mango rests uneasily between symbol and sumptuous fruit, especially in diasporic literature.”
“Didion’s real insights were about what holds society together, or tears it apart.”
Consider: a nemesis.
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