“Democracy without cliteracy is phallusy.”

L'origine du monde (Origin of the World), 1866, oil on canvas, by Gustave Courbet I first learned about this painting during my second year at Barnard. It was in a class largely made up of women, with the exception of one male student. This was fairly common in the comparative literature department at Barnard, one … Continue reading “Democracy without cliteracy is phallusy.”

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