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Troubled pleasures

writings on politics, gender, and hedonism

by Kate Soper

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social values,
  • Hedonism,
  • Feminist criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKate Soper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM216 .S587 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1881418M
    ISBN 100860913139, 0860915360
    LC Control Number90042060


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