Pippa Middleton’s backside – the Freudian and Marxist interpretations

The scholarly community, a portion of it anyway, is diving ever-deeper in the analysis of the rear end of the sister of the wife of the man whose father’s mother sits on the throne of the United Kingdom.

The interest has spread westward, to the Republic of Ireland. Ireland has no monarch, and thus does not have a monarch’s child’s child’s spouse’s sibling’s butt of its own to analyse.

Gavin Wilkinson, who recently obtained a graduate degree from University College Dublin, wrote a treatise called Fetishising Pippa Middleton: Celebrity Posteriors, Whiteness and Class Aspirationalism….

—So begins the latest Improbable Research column in The Guardian.

CONTEXT: Here’s video of the object of the scholarly discussion:

BONUS: The Wilkinson paper extends the scholarly community’s attempt to grasp the essence of the Middleton buttocks.