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Let it bleed : essays, 1985-1995

Author: Gary Indiana
Publisher: New York : High Risk Books/Serpent's Tail, 1996.
Series: Serpent's Tail high risk books.
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Gary Indiana's essays, like his fiction, take no prisoners. In his fifteen years of writing cultural criticism, he has altered the way we look at ourselves and our society. Ignoring good taste, Indiana writes discomforting home truths, because his views of home are unique and never comfortable. His insights are acute, brash, bracing, intelligent; his subjects and speculations range from Rodney King's beating to Mary  Read more...
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Indiana, Gary.
Let it bleed.
New York : High Risk Books/Serpent's Tail, 1996
(OCoLC)647022900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Indiana
ISBN: 1852423323 9781852423322
OCLC Number: 35301459
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Northern exposure --
Disneyland burns --
Town of the loving dead --
Tough love and carbon monoxide in Detroit --
L.A. plays itself --
Being and nothingness American style --
Gore Vidal's Screening history --
The beauty treatment --
The P and I --
Writing dangerously --
Paul Schrader's Mishima --
The sex factor --
Otto hypnosis --
Jonathan Ned Katz's gay science --
The dark side of Gilbert and George --
Hervé Guibert's To the friend who did not save my life --
Death notices --
Emma Tennant's higher powers --
Debby with monument : a dissenting opinion --
All I need is love --
The farewell party --
Hannah and her sister.
Series Title: Serpent's Tail high risk books.
Responsibility: Gary Indiana.
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In this collection, Gary Indiana dissects everything from EuroDisney, the Reagan-Bush years and the Rodney King beating to the works of Mary McCarthy and Gilbert and George. It offers insight into  Read more...

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