Monique Wittig

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The Lesbian Body

Wittig, Monique

Last Updated: Jan-28-1997
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Moore, Pamela

Primary Category: Literature / Poetry

Genre: Poem


The Lesbian Body has been called a lesbian Song of Songs. It is a sensual, image-rich picture of one (or, perhaps, many) lesbian affairs. The images are rich in anatomical detail, even employing medical language to describe the lover's body.

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