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The Politics of Sexuality

The Politics of Sexuality
 

As a six-chapter novella with first-person narrative and a loosely autobiographical tendency this text explores the concept of sexual politics, or the notion that every mode of politics has a sexual corollary. Although such an idea was by no means new to John O'Loughlin's work at... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781500368982
Published 30 June 2014 by Createspace
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By O'Loughlin, John
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ISBN-13 9781500368982
ISBN-10 1500368989
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Createspace
Imprint Createspace
Publication Date 30 June 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By O'Loughlin, John
Category Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages 44 pp
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 2mm
Weight 73g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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As a six-chapter novella with first-person narrative and a loosely autobiographical tendency this text explores the concept of sexual politics, or the notion that every mode of politics has a sexual corollary. Although such an idea was by no means new to John O'Loughlin's work at the time (1984), it hadn't been explored to anything like the same extent by him before, and it is a theme to which he has since returned quite frequently, always seeking to logically or structurally improve upon his initial theories, which he has learnt, through experience, to regard as being more of a springboard to better things than a definitive statement, even if such a springboard is not, as in this case, without literary merit.

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Author's Bio

John James O'Loughlin was born in Salthill, the seaside suburb of Galway City, County Galway, the Republic of Ireland, of Irish- and British-born parents in 1952. Following a parental split while still a child, he was brought to England by his mother and grandmother (who had initially returned to Ireland with intent to stay) in the mid-50s and subsequently attended schools in Aldershot (Hampshire), and, following the death and repatriation of his grandmother, Carshalton Beeches (Surrey), where, despite an enforced change of denomination from Catholic to Protestant in consequence of having been put into care by his mother, he attended a state school. Graduating in 1970 with an assortment of CSE's (Certificate of Secondary Education) and GCE's (General Certificate of Education), including history and music, he moved the comparatively short distance up to London and went on, via two short-lived jobs, to work at the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Bedford Square, WC1, where he eventually became responsible, as a clerical officer, for booking examination venues. After a brief flirtation with Redhill Technical College back in Surrey, where he had enrolled to study history, he returned to his former job in the West End but retired from the ABRSM in 1976 due to a combination of factors, and began to dedicate himself to writing, which, despite a brief spell as a computer tutor at Hornsey Management Agency in the late '80s and early '90s, he has continued with ever since. His novels include Changing Worlds (1976), Cross-Purposes (1979), Thwarted Ambitions (1980), Sublimated Relations (1981), and Deceptive Motives (1982). From the mid-80s Mr O'Loughlin more or less exclusively dedicated himself to philosophy, his true literary vocation, and has penned more than sixty titles of a philosophical order, including Devil and God - The Omega Book (1985-6), Towards the Supernoumenon (1987), Elemental Spectra (1988-9), and Philosophical Truth (1991-2). John O'Loughlin lives in Crouch End, north London, England, UK, where he continues to regard himself as a kind of bohemian intellectual.

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