Terry Castle is the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford. Her most recent book is an essay collection, The Professor and Other Writings.
A sexual awakening novel like none other, mixing elements of Adleran psychology, surrealism, and the American pastoral. “Maude Hutchins writes like a lascivious Ivy Compton-Burnett…. Somehow she manages to remain irreverent and even lighthearted about the transgressions she describes.”—Time