The Iliac Crest

The Iliac Crest

Book - 2017
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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 is a Gothic tale of destabilised male-female binaries and subverted literary tropes.
Publisher: New York, NY : The Feminist Press at City University of New York, 2017.
Edition: First Feminist Press edition.
ISBN: 9781558614352
Branch Call Number: RIVERA G
Characteristics: 136 pages ; 20 cm


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