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Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9948-3
... flYI Queer Readers/Queer Texts Suzanne Chavez Silverman The Look that Kills: The ((Unacceptable Beauty)) ofAlejandra Pizarnik)s La condesa sangrienta A lesbian who tWes not reinvent the word is a lesbian in the process of disappearing.• Nicole Brossard, THE...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378761-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7876-1
... 5 ~~Queer to Myself As I Anl. to You" Jean Toomer, Racial Disidentification, and Queer Reading On the publication of his best-known work, Cane (1923), Jean Toomer was received as a new and promising voice in African American lit...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
...Part III SEXUALITIES • CHAPTER 12 LAURIE ESSIG PUBLICLY QUEER: REPRESENTATIONS OF QUEER SUBJECTS AND SUBJECTIVITIES IN THE ABSENCE OF IDENTITY In a volume on popular culture, how can we speak of sexual otherness, of queerness, without...
Published: 17 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393962-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9396-2
...Still Loving in the (Still) War Years / 2009 on KeePing Queer Queer I began my first book,Loving in the War Years, in 1977. It was conceived in silence and written against absence. To experience one’s writing as an act against is to say what it means to write within the context of...
Published: 19 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399698-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9969-8
...A Queer and Present Danger The Death of New Queer Cinema? Boys Don’t Cry, Being John Malkovich, and The Talented Mr. Rip­ ley: all U.S. hits in 1999, all solidly released as mainstream art 17 house fare, all lavishly praised, rewarded, and awarded for their...
Published: 08 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393184
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9318-4
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... V DESIRES 14 ANNA MOLLOW IS SEX DISABILITY? Queer Theory and the Disability Drive ANGRY_KITTEN On a June afternoon in 2004, I logged onto Nerve magazine’s online personals site. Perhaps...
Published: 16 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393900-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9390-0
...Chapter 4 Eso se nota: Scenes from Queer Childhoods We can know more than we can tell. —Michael Polanyi, The Tacit Dimension : : : ¿Qué decía la gente de ti? What did people say about you? ¿De mi? Bueno. Cuando yo era más About me? Well. When I was pequeño...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
...Jasbir puar “tHe tUrBan is not a Hat” Queer Diaspora and Practices of Profiling “The turban is not a hat” became the slogan for an educational Sikh crusade, a central, organizing refrain for numerous national Sikh advocacy groups soon after...
Published: 29 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394358-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9435-8
... ChApter three The Queer Art of Failure If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style. —Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil Servant The value of some aspects of historical gay identity—deeply ideological though they may be—have been diminished or...
Published: 29 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394358-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9435-8
... ChApter Four Shadow Feminisms queer negAtivity AnD rADiCAl pAssivity It goes without saying that to be among the callous, the cynical, the un- believers, is to be among the winners, for those who have lost are never hardened to their...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 5 ∂ The Queer Frontier: Vincente Minnelli’s CabinintheSky In 1937 Vincente Minnelli spoke to the ‘‘Fashion Group where he made the following remarks: ‘‘The designers in the theatre today are at last on familiar ground. They are utterly in accord with their audi- ence because their...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Michael Lucey Balzac's Queer Cousins and Their Friends he family misfit looms as a palpable presence in many a nine• teenth-century novel, and not the least in Honore de Balzac's final Tpair, Cousin Pons and Cousin Bette. A number ofrecent readings of nineteenth-century...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Anne Chandler Defying "Development": Thomas Day's Queer Curriculum in Sandford and Merton conduct books have illuminated the ideological drive to hetero• sexual pairings in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century novels' Agraphs of gender formation,t so educational treatises...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...James Creech Forged in Crisis: Queer Beginnings of Modern Masculinity in a Canonical French Novel Si les durs chosissaient leurs favoris parmi les plus beaux jeunots, tous ceux-ci ne sont pas destines arester femmes. Ils s'eveillent ala virilite et les hommes leur font une place acote...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388173-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8817-3
...chapter 5 Subverting Seductions: Queer Organizations t is summer 1996 and I am in a small Manhattan apartment con- Iducting an interview. I turn on my tape recorder and ask my interviewee, whom I am told is one of the oldest members of...
Published: 13 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388074-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8807-4
...CONCLUSION Disorientation and Queer Objects The instability of levels produces not only the intellectual experi- ence of disorder, but the vital experience of giddiness and nausea, which is the awareness of our own contingency and the horror...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387824-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8782-4
... Heather K. Love Forced Exile: Walter Pater’s Queer Modernism to be weak is miserable, Doing or suffering Paradise Lost (1.157–58) n thinking about bad modernism, it may be useful to recall that it was modernism itself that gave bad a good name. Being bad has always meant...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387169-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8716-9
...1 rolepses queer/early/modern In ‘‘Psychoanalysis and Renaissance Culturean essay that for many exemplifies the uneasy relationship between new historicism and psychoanalysis—Stephen Greenblatt asks whether psychoanaly- sis is an appropriate interpretive technique for reading...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387169-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8716-9
...2 lways Already Queer (French) Theory In a 1996 anthology termed a ‘‘LesBiGay Cultural Studies’’ reader, The Material Queer, Donald Morton denounces the turn to queer as part of what he calls ‘‘ludic postmodernism a legacy be- queathed to current theoretical approaches by the...