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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US EVFIC BEC2000
Title: Post-Dykes to Watch Out for
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Personal name: Bechdel, Alison
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Everyday Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781563411229
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Firebrand Books
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2000
Summary, etc. note: Mo's having a touch of performativity anxiety a post-feminist, post-gay kind of moment in Alison Bechdel's ninth cartoon collection. Review: The further adventures of Mo, her tenure-bound girlfriend, Sydney, and their much-loved friends unfold against a shifting gender landscape: lesbians sleeping with men, lesbians becoming men, Ginger sleeping with lesbians who've become men. As with her eight previous collections, Alison Bechdel covers a host of pressing issues, from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the decline of the independent bookstore, and pauses to consider whether an online affair qualifies as cheating. "Of course it's cheating!" says Mo, "It would be a diversion of emotional energy." Sydney demurs: "It's more like remote, interactive masturbation." True love survives the gender wars, but monogamy may be on the wane. Don't miss the thrilling details, in the last volume of Bechdel's work to be published by the now-defunct Firebrand Press. --Regina Marler
Expansion of summary note: life narratives, slice of life, autobiography, memoir, queer, lesbian, LGBTQ+, comic strips, serialized comics, fiction, alter ego, Mo, humour, sexuality, gender, love, relationships, female, women, lesbianism, caricatures and cartoons, signed copy
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