Monday, February 24, 2020
From Figuring, by Maria Popova
"Having long ago competed in body-building myself, I am not oblivious to how this particular sport can become a sandbox for working out confused sexuality, separating spirit and sinew to turn the body into a means of both subverting and submitting to the ideals of femininity and masculinity."
From Bound by Neither Mind Nor Matter
Posted by usedbuyer 2.0 at 12:01 AM
Labels: biography, body building, Daily Dose, Emily Dickinson, Essays, Maria Popova, New Books, Quotations, Thomas Wentworth Higginson
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