Abstract

Bodies and Pleasures has been characterized as a confessional discourse that manages to subvert confessional practice. Here it is characterized and discussed as an askesis that works to transform confessional practice as it transforms the writer/reader. Two questions emerge through that transformation: (1) How is race (in particular, whiteness) to be lived? (2) What are the possibilities for political subjectivity in the absence of dualism and the intensification of awareness of our normalization?

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2001
Print ISSN
0887-5367
Pages
pp. 115-125
Launched on MUSE
2001-07-01
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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