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Title:
The Starr report disrobed
Author:
Malti-Douglas, Fedwa.
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Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xx, 188 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780231119320

9780231119337
Format :
Book

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Summary

The author of this text reveals how The Starr Report exposed the cultural tendencies, desires, and taboos of Americans while it disrobed the most powerful man in the world. She argues that the report reflects a strategy to use Clinton's body natural to undermine his body politic.


Table of Contents

1 The Mighty Morphin Report
2 Organization as Obsession
3 He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not: The Geographies of Lust
4 The Great Facilitator: Or, How to "Currie" Favor
5 Are We Having Fun Yet?
6 Fall Into the Gap: Or, The Starr Report Introduces Popeye to Bill Clinton
7 How Is a Sexual Encounter a Sexual Encounter?
8 "I Love the Narrative!"
9 My Body, My Gender
10 An American Postmodern
Conclusion: The President's Two Bodies and the Politics of Masquerade