Dick for a day: what would you do if you had one?

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Villard, Feb 25, 1997 - Humor - 279 pages
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Not since Kafka's Gregor Samsa awoke to discover that he'd turned into a cockroach has literature addressed such a traumatic transformation. In order to compileDick for a Day, scholar and feminist Fiona Giles approached hundreds of well-known writers, poets, artists, actresses, and academics and asked them to express what they might feel if they abruptly found themselves genitally altered. From Terry McMillan to Jennifer Blowdryer, from Patricia Cornwell to Linda Sexton Gray, we find unexpected answers: hygienic, erotic, metaphysical, and even spiritual. By turns playful and sociologically profound,Dick for a Dayis a milestone in sophisticated humor and feminist literature.

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Review: Dick for a Day: What Would You Do If You Had One?

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

A premise I discuss (probably far too) often, yet this collection was neither humorous nor titillating enough to ever really enthrall me. There are probably a couple essays that I would consider ... Read full review

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User Review  - T. Strange - Goodreads

Can I just say how much I love Poppy Z. Brite? This book is a bit of a mixed bag (or should I say sack? *heh*), but enjoyable overall. Read full review

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1 800YORDICK
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About the author (1997)

Fiona Giles was born and raised in Australia and educated at Oxford, where she specialized in nineteenth-century literature. She lives in New York City with her husband.

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