Jackie Under My Skin

Interpreting an Icon

Wayne Koestenbaum

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Jackie Under My Skin is a nuanced description of how Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis transformed our definitions of personal identity and style. As Wayne Koestenbaum follows her into America's dreamwork, far from pious "family values," he dares to see her as a pleasure principle, a figure of Circean extravagance, and liberates her from the propagandistic uses to which her image if often harnessed.

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Wayne Koestenbaum

WAYNE KOESTENBAUM has published five books of poetry, one novel, and six books of nonfiction. A graduate of Harvard and Princeton, he is a Distinguished Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center and a Visiting Professor in the painting department of the Yale School of Art.

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Jackie Under My Skin
Interpreting an Icon
Wayne Koestenbaum

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
September 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466852822
ISBN10: 1466852828
304 pages
$9.99

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Picador
October 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312429232
ISBN10: 0312429231
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages
$15.00
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