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Stephanie Siu

Stephanie Siu is a contributor to The Brooklyn Rail.

Gendering Biography

There are aspects of a person’s life that aren’t subject to opinion: age, country of birth, or the manner of their death. Within the murkier, subjective areas is where the historian's prowess—and prejudice—may lurk. While Weller elucidated Carrie Fisher’s inner world, Moser’s “mansplaining” of Susan Sontag reveals more about him than his subject.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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