The Body in French Queer Thought from Wittig to Preciado: Queer Permeability

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The Body in French Queer Thought from Wittig to Preciado : Queer Permeability. / Evans, Elliot.

London : Routledge, 2020. 188 p. (Research in Sexualities).

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Evans, Elliot. / The Body in French Queer Thought from Wittig to Preciado : Queer Permeability. London : Routledge, 2020. 188 p. (Research in Sexualities).

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