The missing body of J.T. Leroy

Kollectiv, Galia and Kollectiv, Pil (2018) The missing body of J.T. Leroy. In: The bodies that remain. Dead Letter Office, Punctum, London, pp. 251-262. ISBN 9781947447677

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An essay about the corporeal dimensions of the writings and biography of author J.T. Leroy, who was discovered to be a pseudonym for writer Laura Albert. The text considers this unique literary hoax in its implications for identity politics and the role of subjectivity in post-Fordist labour.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: J. T. Leroy
Subjects: 700 The arts; fine & decorative arts
800 Literature & rhetoric > 820 English & Old English literatures
Department: The School of Art, Architecture and Design
Depositing User: Galia Kollectiv
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2019 14:08
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2019 14:08


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