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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 March 2009
... profession, the im pact o f cultural theory still remains marginal and negligible. Particularly, I'm interested in w hat recent race theory (specifically the idea of intersectionality) and queer theory (specifically the idea of heteronorm ativity) each m ight expose about the way we organize the curriculum...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michael G. Cronin Rosemary Hennessy , Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organising on the Mexican Frontera ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2013 ). James Penney , After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics ( London : Pluto Press...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to oppositionality per se. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 queer theory Juan Goytisolo John of the Cross mysticism negative theology poetics Carmelites critical theory You say I am repeating Something I have said before. I shall say it again. Shall I say it again...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of the City University of NewYork. His most recent article, "Unnatural Predators: Queer Theory Meets Environmental Studies in Bram Stoker's Dracula is forthcoming in the volume Queering the Non/Human. Eileen B arrett is a professor of English at California State University, East Bay. She is the coeditor...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2007
... literary queer space when, as a grad­ uate student at Berkeley in the late eighties, I was reading Virginia W oolfs A Room of One's Own w ith in the context o f a fem inist theory class and came upon the references to Chloe and O livia the friends, colleagues, and perhaps closeted lesbians w ho share...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2007
...? Does it problematize the distinction between the norm ative and the deviant, the heteronorm ative and the queer? If slash fandom 's discourses of queer­ ness circulate outside queer theory's com m onest academic and (sub)cultural locations, what contributions can they make to queer theoretical...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the country and its national identity in the titular reference to the journey and the transgender character becomes a synecdoche for the land through which she passes. However, a preoperative transsexual in passing vexes the term "q ue er" in adhering to rigid gender conventions. After all, queer theory...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 107–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... one's ow n aggressivity.11 I've often felt that there was som ething about Sedgwick that protected her w ork from serious engagement or, indeed, critiq ue as if she were the M om m y o f queer 1 12 English Language N otes 51.2 Fall / W inter 201 3 theory to w hom one always had to be making amends...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 77–87.
Published: 01 September 2007
... characterization o f the homespace and how the text produces these queer resonances, this article brings the discursive form ations of cultural criticism, em piri­ cal evidence, and queer theory into dialogue w ith the m em oir's textual reproduction of Kincaid's narrated homespaces in both Antigua and the United...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 175–177.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Language Notes 45.2 Fall /Winter 2007 176 E n g l i s h L a n g u a g e N o t e s 4 5 . 2 Fa l l / w i n t e r 2 0 0 7 Houlbrook makes use o f insights from queer theory and postmodern geography in his analysis, as is clear from such sentences as "The discursive production o f person and place was a m...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 149–150.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in fem inist and queer theory, U.S. Studies, and critical race studies. She has published Object Lessons (2012) and American Anatomies: Theorizing Race and Gender (1995), and numerous anthologies that focus on the institutional and political form ation of identity knowledges. M ich a e l W itm o re...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 141–147.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to bisexuality, Captain Kirk, where gender has nothing to do with who you want. Anonym ous, K/S slash fictio n 1 B isexuality functions (in)visibly as an am biguously formed, ambivalently defined structuring absence in queer discourse and in theories o f film and other screen media, yet it plays a vital role...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 9–22.
Published: 01 September 2007
... on the oppositional in queer theory, though, as evident in Halberstam's emphasis on reading queer space and tim e in relation to fam ily, heterosexuality, and reproduction, seems less helpful in tracking the zigzag trajectory of Hall's enigm atic sortie into unknown territories where boundaries shift erratically...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 33–40.
Published: 01 March 2017
...," where queer nonproductive practices create "an ontological perform ance of the w orld in its ongoing a rticu la tio n ."2 Engaging these abject yet vital forces of bodies challenges queer theory,3 science studies, and the humanities to move "from a subject/ object epistemology to a human-nonhuman...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 33–43.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and queer theory? W ald: From m y long-term perspective, I'd say no. To be sure, there are scholars w h o start out in gender studies or queer theory and w ho find themselves subsequently drawn to investigating particular M arxist female or LBGT authors; but when they actually focus on the field (that is, w...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2015
... tful m apping of the intersections of Hay's queer dialectics with Com m unist theory of Black liberation potentially converges w ith D'Emilio's vision for gay studies. Connecting the histories of sexing the Left with its literary and cultural formations, we are pleased to include w h a t we believe...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 123–131.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in the deploym ent of gay shame in contem porary queer theory.32 Failing to address the issues of race and ethnicity in gay subcultures' past and present, queer the­ ories of shame, emerging in their m ost single-m inded form as dialectical responses to the aggressive shaming that gays have experienced, would...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
... undeniably privileged the human body and human sexuality as the locus of their analysis. But no because queer theory has long been suspicious of the politics of rehabilitation and inclusion to which liberal-humanist values lead, and because “full humanity” has never been the only horizon for queer becoming...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the Natural." Brant M. Torres is a graduate student in English at Cornell University. His work focuses on American literature from the colonial period to the nineteenth century, law, affect, and queer theory. M artha M errill Umphrey is professor of law, jurisprudence, and social thought at Amherst College...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., they also enable unexpected queer affiliations of em otion. Like Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's theory o f the avuncular in which the queer uncle as surrogate parent allows for affects unperm itted by the Law of the Symbolic Father,20 Dexter, Scott, even Arthur Mitchell perform fo r us the reparative moves...