Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Love stories

Marianne Apostolides crafts a genre-bending novel about the philosophical nature of one of our most perilous emotional states

I Can’t Get You Out of My Mind

Marianne Apostolides Book*hug Press

Marianne Apostolides
JORJAS PHOTOGRAPHY

IN THE PANTHEON of human interactions, there are few questions as fraught with peril and treachery as “Do you love me?” Not simply because of the emotional weight this question – and the various possible responses to it – carries, but because the language inherent in it is so slippery and open to interpretation. So much is contained in those four monosyllabic words that it is not even evident a person answering in the affirmative would be responding to the same question the interlocutor posed. The nature of love is nuanced and multifarious, running the gamut from eros to agapé to philia and beyond; it can be deployed in so many different contexts with so many different implications and referents that it almost embodies what the French deconstructionist Jacques Derrida referred to as language’s infinite play of signification.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Quill & Quire - April 2020
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - April 2020
£5.99
Or 599 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 5.00 per issue
SAVE
17%
£49.99
Or 4999 points

View Issues

About Quill & Quire

Reviews of new poetry by A.F. Moritz, Canisia Lubrin, and Amber Dawn p.18 John Elizabeth Stintzi: Debut Author talks poetry, gender identity, and their love of the unconventional p.14 It's easy being gree: Indie publishers share earth day p.12