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A short history of the penis

Miller, T. (1995) A short history of the penis. Social Text (43). pp. 1-26.

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We live in an age of penis augmentation, by surgery and fantasy. It is difficult to decline the penis, so difficult that even Latinists seem confused about how to pluralize it, while acknowledging the need to do so. Because this age is simultaneously concerned with the penis as an artifact of meaning, law, and money, all those discourses must be assembled and brought together if we are to understand this penile artifact's trajectory…

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Duke University Press
Copyright: © 1995 Duke University Press
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