Scarce first printing of this modern cult classic of sexuality, gender, and obsession — basis for the recent and well-received Amazon series directed by Joey Soloway and starring Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon.
Very good plus.
I LOVE DICK
"Chris Kraus's I LOVE DICK is a great book to give as a gift to somebody you are hoping to sleep with." — Eli S. Evans
Though ostensibly a novel ("This is a work of fiction," Kraus begins), I LOVE DICK is more an experimental memoir (in epistolary form) reconstructed from Kraus's own letters that document (and enact) her obsession with Dick Hebdige, the noted structuralist critic. In the twenty-five years since its publication, DICK has rightly earned it status as a cult classic that presciently examines themes of gender, identity, aging, and longing. While the book has been reprinted and republished many times since, the true first edition remains rather elusive. A fearless — Kraus was married to Semiotext(e) publisher Sylvère Lotringer at the time — and influential debut.
Read more: Eli S. Evans, "Don't Say No," n+1 no. 8 (Fall 2009).
First edition. (New York): Semiotext(e) Native Agents, (1997). 7'' x 4.5''. Original printed yellow-green wrappers designed by Mark Stritzel. , 175,  pages. Mild edgewear. Slight creasing and lean to spine. Else clean and sound.
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