Appeared in: Volume 2, Number 2
Published on: November 1, 2006
Inked Well

The sudden popularity of tattoos among the American bourgeoisie is undeniable. But what does it mean?

David Kirby teaches English at Florida State University and is the author of Ultra-Talk: Johnny Cash, The Mafia, Shakespeare, Drum Music, St. Teresa of Avila, and 17 Other Colossal Topics of Conversation, forthcoming in 2007.
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