Wonder Waif Meets Super Neuter

  title={Wonder Waif Meets Super Neuter},
  author={Catherine M. Lord},
  • C. Lord
  • Published 25 May 2010
  • Art
  • October
OCTOBER 132, Spring 2010, pp. 135–163. © 2010 October Magazine, Ltd. and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “As far as I’m concerned, the guy was a fucking saint.”1 The fucking saint is Michel Foucault. The guy who wrote the sentence is David Halperin, whose Saint Foucault: Toward a Gay Hagiography is one of the most battered books in my library. I scribble and underline not because I revere Michel Foucault, or David, although I do, in different ways, but because I cannot resist a good… 
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