The funeral parlor, body on slab, is the archetype of more than one branch of transsexual horror. Frankenstein is probably the most immediate resonance: a corpse, laid out prone, then meddled with by a deranged doctor, rises from the plinth … Continue reading “Blood Pink”
Kristin Grogan is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Rutgers University. Her essays on poetry and poetics have appeared in American Literature and Critical Quarterly. She is finishing her first book, on modernist poetry and the problem of work.