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Against love : a polemic

Author: Laura Kipnis
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Against Love examines the meaning and cultural significance of adultery, arguing that perhaps the question concerns not only the private dilemma of whether or not to be faithful but also the purpose of this much-vaunted fidelity. It offers no easy answers. Rather, it intends to engage you in a commonsensical and brave examination of the plight of the modern personality, caught between the vicissitudes of desire and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kipnis, Laura.
Against love.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2003
(OCoLC)654814054
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Kipnis
ISBN: 0375421890 9780375421891
OCLC Number: 51477930
Description: 207 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Love's labors. --
Domestic gulags. --
The art of love. --
... And the pursuit of happiness.
Responsibility: Laura Kipnis.

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"Against Love examines the meaning and cultural significance of adultery, arguing that perhaps the question concerns not only the private dilemma of whether or not to be faithful but also the purpose of this much-vaunted fidelity. It offers no easy answers. Rather, it intends to engage you in a commonsensical and brave examination of the plight of the modern personality, caught between the vicissitudes of desire and the decrees of social conformity."--Jacket.
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