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ON BOXING

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Oates loves boxing, especially the sight of wounded fighters, which she calls "cruelly beautiful." Her musings, however, will please neither litterateurs nor devotees of the "Sweet Science." It is claimed that no sport is more "powerfully homoerotic" than boxing, an absurdity underlined by an inane sub-Nietzschean definition of homosexuality to one man "overcoming" the other "in an exhibition of ... Read full review

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