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Diana Goetsch

Autor(a) de This Body I Wore: A Memoir

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This Body I Wore: A Memoir (2022) 51 cópias
In America (2017) 13 cópias

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Goetsch's life and trans experience is distant from mine in just about every way, so I couldn't figure out what I found so compelling about this memoir. I think the answer is, she's a hell of a writer.
 
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caedocyon | 1 outra resenha | Feb 23, 2024 |
An interesting, amazing journey.
 
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cathy.lemann | 1 outra resenha | Mar 21, 2023 |
Goetsch is well-known for writing 31 essays following her transition from male to female. These essays, called Life in Transition, are archived at The American Scholar at this link: https://theamericanscholar.org/diana-goetsch/#. In this poetry chapbook, Goetsch writes about a life in flux and shaped in part by her gender identity. The poems don’t seem to be in chronological order, and I was never sure at “what point” she was in her life, except by just going with the flow of the poem. When I read a poem near the end of the book where she called herself “a man / driving the Oklahoma panhandle,” I thought to myself, hmm, she clearly was a man there. But five lines later, she says, “I say a man. Back then I don’t know what / I would have said. I would have said tumbleweed.” These accessible, well-constructed poems bring the reader into the mutability of Goetsch’s past life.… (mais)
 
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LuanneCastle | Mar 5, 2022 |

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