The Breast Themes & Social Concerns

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Like Portnoy's Complaint, The Breast is an arresting tour de force. David Kepesh, a thirty-eight-year-old professor of comparative literature, awakens on the morning of February 18, 1971, and finds himself changed into a sixfoot female breast. He feels victimized by his glands and calls the metamorphosis "a massive hormonal influx" as well as "an endocrinopathic catastrophe" and "a hermaphroditic explosion of chromosomes." The exploration of the frustrations suffered by the protagonist...

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