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I Wrote a Famous Book about Body-Hating and Never Mentioned my Own. Let me Correct that Now…

Last year, I was asked to write a preface to a forum that my former graduate students, now successful teachers and writers, had put together for the journal . It was published in March 2019. Now, in December 2020, as I’m struggling with pandemic weight-gain, I thought others might identify. So, encouraged by Facebook




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Susan Bordo

Susan Bordo

Cultural historian, media critic, feminist scholar. Website:

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