Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus (The Exquisite Corpse Book Series #1)

Reading from Behind A Cultural Analysis of the Anus The Exquisite Corpse Book Series In a playful yet scholarly romp through low and high culture Jonathan Allan asks why since we all have one and use it every day do we squirm at the mere mention of the anus How is it that Kim Kardas

  • Title: Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus (The Exquisite Corpse Book Series #1)
  • Author: Jonathan A. Allan
  • ISBN: 9780889773844
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In a playful, yet scholarly romp through low and high culture, Jonathan Allan asks why since we all have one and use it every day do we squirm at the mere mention of the anus How is it that Kim Kardashian s derriere can break the internet, Pippa Middleton s behind can create a butt lift craze, and yet we cannot handle a discussion of anality And why, given that wIn a playful, yet scholarly romp through low and high culture, Jonathan Allan asks why since we all have one and use it every day do we squirm at the mere mention of the anus How is it that Kim Kardashian s derriere can break the internet, Pippa Middleton s behind can create a butt lift craze, and yet we cannot handle a discussion of anality And why, given that we all have one, has the anus been caught up in the very ground zero of gayness

    One thought on “Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus (The Exquisite Corpse Book Series #1)”

    1. So this book exists. And I read it.I didn't actively choose to read this book. It was on a reading list that I am in; specifically, #16 (Read an unknown book with fewer than 100 ratings on any given website). I wasn't swayed for or against it either way. It looked like a novel idea and without knowing quite what to expect, I dove in.The chapters are quite random and Allan doesn't seem to know where to start or how to flow into the next topic. So he doesn't. He often poses questions to which we w [...]

    2. It really bugs me when a book ends without a conclusion.I was expecting a wrap-up chapter, perhaps something that expands the relevance of the subject of literary and cultural analysis of the anus in a way that relates it to contemporary pop culture.What a bummer (pun intended) when you finish up a chapter, and you flip to nothing but end notes (pun intended again).

    3. Saw in Bend Bulletin, sunday, 20 March 2016, in "Odd book titles" under Around the World, A2. Others mentioned include the one that narrowly beat it: "Too naked for the Nazis" Alan Stafford," "the story of a music-hall act that outraged authorities in Hitler's Germany, ."

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