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Chapter 2

The Moderns

From: Lyric Sexology


The Moderns — The Mirror Stage 1 — She is like Sex: a genelogical digression — Ghazal for Lili Elbe/Einar Wegner — Law’s Echo lies in — as in, desire’s digression — Magnus/Magus — The Story of an Eye — Subclinical Routine #11 Or "The True Story of a Miraculous Transformation." — Godsend — Dear M.H. — She is like a Sex – The Mirror: Stage Directions — Two Self-Portraits — Interlude 1 Out of time.



Trish Salah

Born in Halifax, Trish Salah is the author of Wanting in Arabic (TSAR 2002, 2013) and Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (Roof 2014, Metonymy 2017) and co-editor of special issues of Canadian Review of American Studies 35.2 (2005) and TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 1.4 (2014). The 2013 edition of Wanting in Arabic won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction. At the University of Winnipeg she organized the conferences Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism and Decolonizing and Decriminalizing Trans Genres. Currently an assistant professor of Gender Studies at Queen’s University, she is a member of the editorial boards of: TSQ, Eoagh, and Topia.