(PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity


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    (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity This book was such a great read I'm lucky enough that Jan Clausen is my advisor this semester in my MFA program I really appreciated the way she interwove journal entries to give the perspective of how she actually felt about something in the

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    (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity I can't help but posit that Jan Clausen's memoir was written for a very specific audience well educated lesbians who are contemporaries of hers of which I am decidedly not a partThe text is very dense and much erudite and philosophical than I was prepared to expect in her memoir Clausen ruminates on what it means to be a woman in many different contexts as relates to her middle class 1950's upbringing at a hippie college in the Pacific N

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    (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity I found this memoir fascinating and moving and very much the sort of thing that I have been craving when assembling a to read pile of bisexual angstAs to be expected I found Clausen's sweeping two sentence dismissal of the bisexual movement to be uite aggravating especially since after that two sentence mention she proceeded onwards to write as if there are no bisexuals to be found anywere in lesbian feminist or activis

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    download Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity Jan Clausen ✓ 3 review Great writing unflinching awareness of the author's own faults and weaknesses as she analyzes the sexual relationships in her past But that unflinchingness and honesty can make her hard to sympathize with at times until you remember none of us is perfect

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    (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity I enjoyed this reading a lot I thought I was crazy and a bit too analytical when it came to my thoughts on the complexities of the relations of sexuality gender and class This book articulated precisely what I've felt for a long time in a non judgemental way I can appreciate this very much

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    characters ¼ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jan Clausen (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity Gave up halfway through too philosophical for my taste

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    (PDF) Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity A bit hyper intellectual I craved narrative but her theoretical reflections and life story were overall very interesting and they hel

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review Û Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity Jan Clausen ✓ 3 review characters ¼ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jan Clausen And failing miserably in her effort to become a topless dancer during her summer break from Reed College After leaving school she joined an experimental community where she met her first woman lover But it was amid New York's dynamic feminist milieu in the 1970s that she crossed the pass of love and fell for Leslie Kaplow also a writer and activist As a couple they immersed themselves in the city's vibrant literary sisterhood and eventually launched their own literary magazine In time however Clausen grew restless in her personal relationship and uneasy with what she calls People in Groups those enforcers of ideological purity Through her travels she discovered sweet escape from her familiar world especially through her activi. I found this memoir fascinating and moving and very much the sort of thing that I have been craving when assembling

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Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity

review Û Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity Jan Clausen ✓ 3 review characters ¼ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jan Clausen After than a decade of marriage to a woman with whom she was raising a daughter Jan Clausen fell in love with a man stunning herself and the lesbian community to which she had been intimately connected The experience was she writes like deliberately embarking on a sea cruise off the edge of a flat Earth In her luminous and affecting memoir Clausen charts the trajectory of her sexual life from her first kiss to her later loves and offers a stunning critiue of society's insistence on yoking identity to desire In the 1950s Pacific Northwest Clausen grew up in a family in which extramarital sex swearing and spicy foods were verboten In the sixties she embraced the heterosexual revolution consorting with various adolescent Lotharios. This book was such a great read I m lucky enough that Jan Clausen is my advisor this semester in my MFA program I re

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review Û Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity Jan Clausen ✓ 3 review characters ¼ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jan Clausen Sm in Nicaragua whose war ravaged streets would provide the backdrop for her unpardonable act falling in love with a West Indian male lawyer Deeply felt gorgeously written Apples andOranges is a testament to the powers and perils of desire It is also the story of one woman's mourning for the community that cast her out and a dazzling examination of the ways in which we all search for identity Rejecting all efforts at sexual sorting including the label bisexual for her own journey Clausen arrives at an understanding of sexual attraction in which both likeness and difference emerge as deeply erotic Whatever our passions this groundbreaking work will never again let us consider the received categories of sexuality in the same ligh. I enjoyed this reading a lot I thought I was crazy and a bit too analytical when it came to my thoughts on the compl

  • Hardcover
  • 253
  • Apples and Oranges : My Journey To Sexual Identity
  • Jan Clausen
  • English
  • 11 February 2019
  • 9780395827529