The Females (Paperback)

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From award-winning author-and-translator combination Wolfgang Hilbig and Isabel Fargo Cole

What can an irascible East German tell us about how society shapes relations between the sexes? A lot it turns out. Acclaimed as one of Wolfgang Hilbig's major works, The Females finds the lauded author focusing his labyrinthine, mercurial mind on how unequal societies can pervert sexuality and destroy a healthy, productive understanding of gender. It begins with a factory laborer who ogles women in secret on the job. When those same women mysteriously vanish from their small town, the worker sets out on a hallucinatory journey to find them. Powerful and at times disturbing, The Females leaves us with some of the most challenging, radical, and enduring insights of any novel from the GDR.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781931883764
ISBN-10: 1931883769
Publisher: Two Lines Press
Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
Pages: 136
Language: English