Post-dykes to Watch Out for

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Firebrand Books, 2000 - Humor - 143 pages
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This is the ninth collection of work from Bechdel's signature comic strip, Dykes To Watch Out For. In this volume, Mo's having a touch of performativity anxiety--a post-feminist, post-gay kind of moment--as she considers a panoply of possible gender permutations. Angst with her as she inquires: is gender essential? If she were a transsexual woman, a bisexual man, or a straight woman with a penchant for lesbians, would Mo still be a dyke to watch out for?

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Alison Bechdel is the author of the bestselling memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times, People, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Village Voice, and San Francisco Chronicle, among others. For twenty-five years, she wrote and drew the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life--queer and otherwise--considered "one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period." (Ms.) Bechdel is guest editor of Best American Comics, 2011, and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney's, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and The New York Times Book Review.

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