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differences (2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud This essay describes how women’s genitalia came to be symbolized in the hybrid beast-woman form of the “octopussy,” tracking its origins to Victor Hugo’s novel, Les travailleurs de la mer (1866). Highlighting the centrality and sensationalism of an octopus attack on a sailor...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 224–225.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Butler, Judith. “Rethinking Sexual Differences and Kinship in Juliet Mitchell’s Psychoanalysis and Feminism.” 23.2: 1–19. Chaudhary, Zahid R. “Subjects in Difference: Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, and Postcolonial Theory.” 23.1: 151–83. Cohen-Vrignaud, Gerard. “On Octopussies, or the Anatomy...