The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

160 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

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


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 62%
challenging 54%
informative 36%
inspiring 23%
hopeful 20%
funny 12%
dark 7%
adventurous 4%
sad 4%
tense 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%
mysterious 1%


medium 55%
slow 28%
fast 16%

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