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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Calvin Warren This article argues that black sexuality presents a “problem for thought” within humanism and Afro-pessimism. Humanism continually attempts to integrate blackness into humanity, as a way to make suffering intelligible (structural adjustment); Afro-pessimism, rightly critiquing...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Criticism , edited by Boone Joseph A. Cadden Michael , 190 – 206 . New York : Routledge . Warren Calvin . 2017 . “ Onticide: Afro- pessimism, Gay Nigger #1, and Surplus Violence .” GLQ 23 , no. 3 : 391 – 418 . Wilderson Frank B. III 2010 . Red, White & Black...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 April 2016
... , June 27 . www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/26/opinion/26corrective-rape.html . Chabal Patrick . 2008 . “On Reason and Afro-Pessimism.” Africa 78 , no. 4 : 603 – 10 . Chow Rey . 2002 . The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism . New York : Columbia University...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 151–171.
Published: 01 April 2016
... fiscally bounded bequests of Afropessimism, the metaphorics that toll the present of continen- tal (albeit transnational) conditions, toward genres such as film and photography where the entangled timelines of queer and African studies might signal possible futures...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 211–248.
Published: 01 June 2012
... often miss this vital piece. The ways in which African (descended) groups (dis)identify as Black (or “black Afro-­hyphenated, Kreyól, Creole, mixed, or other designations do not occur in a vacuum but are conditioned by particularities of place, in relation to discourses...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 397–439.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... The dystopianism of Disgrace, particularly with its depiction of the rape of a white woman by black men, can all too easily be read as underwriting Afro- pessimism.79 While the first half of Coetzee’s novel critiques the technocratic state, the second depicts a lawless world where people are dispensing rough...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (1): 67–108.
Published: 01 January 1998
...” (the phrase is Kimberly W. Benston’s [“I Yam What I Am: The Topos of (Un)naming in Afro-American Literature,” in Gates, Black Literature and Literary Theory, 162]) contained in such a “remark” perhaps leads John Caputo to conclude that Foucault, like O’Hara, has...