The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

nonfiction feminism gender lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

160 pages | first published 2015

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An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and...
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reflective 88%
emotional 63%
challenging 52%
informative 36%
inspiring 23%
hopeful 17%
funny 10%
dark 5%
adventurous 4%
sad 4%
tense 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%


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slow 29%
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