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[…] she perceived of herself as a liquid and all of her efforts were, in the end, directed only at containing herself.

Ferrante, Elena The Story of the Lost Child

-the gendering of liquidity

-anorexia and abjection

-queer desire and excess

-mostly the gendering of liquidity

Coherence is mutilation. I want disorder.

Clarice Lispector, The Departure of the Train 

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant 

Now, encountering the female ‘I’, especially one wielded by a female author, readers brace for emotional incontinence.

Olivia Sudjic, Exposure 


The Overly Attached Girlfriend Meme 

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