Hermaphrodeity: The Autobiography of a Poet

By: Friedman, Alan

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First edition. Pages faintly toned.Half-inch tear to top edge of rear jacket, front and rear jacket flaps creased. 1972 Hard Cover. 426 pp. Androgyny is destiny. Miss, you're also a boy! a gynecologistharrumphs in Hermaphrodeity, a grand comedy of gendersurprises. Boy or girl--choose one. Millie or Willie. Thislegendary autobiography of M. W. Niemann earned nomination forthe National Book Award. It's a comic epic of sex, a subversivesaga of love. The mythic author's double-trouble organs--femaleand male both--inspire a battle, inch by inch, from sensitivegirlhood to tough punk in a boys gang, from geeky Harvard Man toalluring mistress of scientists and scions, from underagephysicist to stone age archaeologist, from father-motherhoodto fertility goddess, from hunted freedom fighter to visionarytycoon, from infamous prisoner accused of treason...to celebratedwinner of the Nobel Prize in Poetry. These are the tabooconfessions of a literary titan, a poet who pursued science,politics, and wealth. Even Divinity. Brilliant and learned,Hermaphrodeity romps through the disputed geography of sexuntil Millie/Willie, embodying the life force, plumbs theultimate secret of manwomankind.Keywords: ALAN FRIEDMAN HERMAPHRODEITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY POET POETRY BIOGRAPHY SEXUALITY

Title: Hermaphrodeity: The Autobiography of a Poet

Author: Friedman, Alan

Categories: Sexuality, Poetry, Literary & Intellectual,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

ISBN Number: 0394472918

ISBN Number 13: 9780394472911

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2201691