Erocide Is Painless : Insensation in Les Murray’s Fredy Neptune


Advances the view that the experience of insensation by the main character in Fredy Neptune is linked to Murray’s own painful experiences of sexual teasing and humiliation as an adolescent.

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Published 1 November 2008 in Volume 23 No. 4. Subjects: Isolation (Emotional & social), Physical sensations, Sexuality & sexual identity.

Cite as: Savage, Robert. ‘Erocide Is Painless : Insensation in Les Murray’s Fredy Neptune.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 4, 2008, doi: 10.20314/als.7d621d4dc2.