The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

nonfiction feminism lgbtqia+ memoir reflective medium-paced

160 pages | first published 2015


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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