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The evolution of slash

26 August 2003

Catherine Salmon and Donald Symon have written a book, Warrior Lovers, in which they try to use evolutionary psychology (or sociobiology, or whatever they’re calling it this year) to explain slash fiction. This strikes me as a silly idea on its face, but Henry Farrell was brave enough to read the book, and reports that yes, it is a silly idea.