The Iliac Crest (Paperback)

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By Sarah Booker (Translator), Cristina Rivera Garza, Elena Poniatowska (Foreword by)
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Description


On a dark and stormy night, two mysterious women invade an unnamed narrator's house, where they proceed to ruthlessly question their host's identity. While the women are strangely intimate--even inventing a secret language--they harass the narrator by repeatedly claiming that they know his greatest secret: that he is, in fact, a woman. As the increasingly frantic protagonist fails to defend his supposed masculinity, he eventually finds himself in a sanatorium.

Published for the first time in English, this Gothic tale destabilizes male-female binaries and subverts literary tropes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781558614352
ISBN-10: 1558614354
Publisher: Feminist Press
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 200
Language: English