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differences (2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Robyn Wiegman; Elizabeth A. Wilson Can queer theory proceed without an allegiance to antinormativity? The introduction to this special issue establishes the value of this question by staging an encounter with the most widely held assumption in queer theory today: that the political value...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with Jesmyn Ward’s 2011 novel Salvage the Bones , as a narrative modality that exposes the limits of queer antinormativity in contemporary queer and feminist theories. Given how black women’s sexuality serves as a resource for both premature death and surplus life, attention to its complex and contradictory...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Annamarie Jagose It is widely presumed in queer theory today that the political value of the field lies in its antinormative commitments. A historically framed attentiveness to the context in which antinormativity came to define the queer theoretical project, however, raises the possibility...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Heather Love The appearance of deviance as a fact of social life—a permanent and unavoidable feature of social life and an object of study for the social scientist—distinguishes postwar deviance studies from the antimethod, anti-institutional, and antinormative field of queer studies. While...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the West, making it difficult for queer theory in particular to maintain “antinormativity” as its central tenet and axis of intervention. 10 In their respective attempts to account for the reasons why the memory of (early) second-wave feminism has gone bad among the very people who could be expected...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Robyn Wiegman Responding to the theme of the special issue, Queer Theory without Antinormativity , “Eve’s Triangles” returns to the work of one of queer theory’s most important foundational figures to consider critical sensibilities that are incompatible with the dyadic approach to power...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., this argument also expands the ambit of what we consider “queer.” Partitions of all kinds are premised on a binary opposition of the norm and the antinorm. By suggesting that we reconsider the discourse of partition in relation to the lived reality of universalism, this essay makes the case for a queer...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 165–167.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Bingen, Hannah Arendt .” 26 . 2 : 70 – 85 . Wiegman Robyn . “ Eve’s Triangles, or Queer Studies beside Itself .” 26 . 1 : 48 – 73 . Wiegman Robyn . “ Introduction: Antinormativity’s Queer Conventions .” 26 . 1 : 1 – 25 . Wilson Elizabeth A. “ Introduction...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of what it displaces. Queer theory is precisely concerned with how antinormativity can enact this kind of destabilization, yet Bersani’s insight may also have some relevance for overcoming what we might see as a troubling impasse in the state of queer theory as it currently stands today in the third...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... will define itself in terms of negative affirmation. “Queer” claims its identity in the breach, breaking with conventional claims of gay, lesbian, and trans identity politics; it champions its antinormative credentials in terms of “defiance and reprimand”: it understands its special ability to rupture...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 93–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... But I also assert, here and in the book, that this ethics is not simply antimarriage or an embrace of other gestures of refusal such as antinormativity. Here, there is an opening for disagreement, an edge to be worked. This ethics will not lead us toward negative theology or queer negativity...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 242–261.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity . Durham : Duke UP , 2002 . 123 – 51 . Whitebook Joel . Perversion and Utopia: A Study in Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 1995 . Wiegman Robyn Wilson Elizabeth A. . “ Introduction: Antinormativity’s Queer...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and the Reparative ‘Turn.’ ” Feminist Theory 15 . 1 ( 2014 ): 4 – 25 . Wiegman Robyn Wilson Elizabeth A. “Antinormativity’s Queer Conventions.” Introduction . Queer Theory without Antinormativity . Spec. issue of differences 26 . 1 ( 2015 ): 1 – 25 . Wilson Kalpana . “ ‘Race...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marissa Brostoff This article argues that Caitlyn Jenner’s failed performance as transgender spokeswoman can be best understood through the queer reading practice of camp. Camp’s subversive potential to denaturalize gender through the scene of its failed performance has often been celebrated within...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the exploiter of gardeners, an instrumental and instrumentalizing agent. John Ricco might argue that the men’s outsideness and outsiderness demonstrate the potential resource of all gayness to make a queer antinormativity that does...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 132–144.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to queer theory of genealogy and ethics: “[Q]ueer theory must engage the ethical in ways that are more nuanced and varied than its now stock array of antinormativities allows” [ Are the Lips 30 ]). The other foregrounds the capacity of genealogies to become events, to serve as “signs of existence...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of a far north Australian creek’s attempt to persist in being, this essay argues that new figures and tactics of geontological power are displacing prior biopower ones. It further argues that this displacement demands a radical questioning of queer modes of critical thought. © 2015 by Brown University...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 30–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... For the inaugurating essay on paranoid and reparative readings, see Sedgwick . For a discussion of the future perfect in the context of queer experimental video work, see Cho . 5 On recent discussions of the limits of antinormativity for queer theory, see the special issue of difference s edited by Robyn...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Convention: Sex, Text, and Tradition in Black Women’s Fiction . New York : Oxford UP , 1993 . Edwards Erica R. “ Sex after the Black Normal ”. Queer Theory without Antinormativity. Spec. issue of difference s 26 . 1 ( 2015 ): 141 – 67 . “ Erykah Badu Has 3 Kids & 3 Baby Daddy’s All...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 46–72.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in) sexual difference. Dean further supports such optimism when he declares that “psychoanalysis is a queer theory” (Beyond 215), meaning, in part, that Lacanian psychoanalysis has “antinormative potential” (217). One...