A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings by Joan Nestle

By Joan Nestle

a delicate Union is Joan Nestle’s choice of intimate essays and narratives approximately lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, intercourse writing, the significance of conserving lesbian and homosexual heritage, the affection among lesbians and homosexual males, and the "often-shaky camaraderie between lesbians that as group maintains to flex its diversity." Longtime readers of Nestle's writings are accustomed to her subject matters of harmony and distinction. In a delicate Union, Nestle delves nonetheless deeper. dwelling with melanoma, Nestle explores different "fragile unions": the fragility of her sexual wish within the face of her ailment, the fragility of reminiscence within the face of loss, and constantly within the face of worry, her trust within the hazard of desire, her love for her people—women, lesbians and gays, operating type, and all who fight opposed to injustice.

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