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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2014) 20 (4): 521–527.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Stephen Guy-Bray The three books under review can be classified as queer theory on Renaissance subjects: Jonathan Goldberg's Seeds of Things , Holly Dugan's Ephemeral History of Perfume , and Will Stockton's Playing Dirty . The three books are very different: Goldberg's book considers the...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Steven Epstein Three excellent recent books attest to how much remains to be understood about the AIDS epidemic, and even about its most well-studied years, the 1980s and 1990s. While varying by discipline and approach, these books converge around a common set of preoccupations: the potency of...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2011) 17 (2-3): 389–403.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Will Stockton This essay reviews three recent books on perversion —a term that psychology has replaced with the ostensibly less-pathologizing term paraphilia , but which remains operative in popular discourse. Besides exploring the reasons for and limitations of this replacement, this essay...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2012) 18 (2-3): 387–405.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert G. Diaz This essay reviews three books that center on the globalized city as a key site for unpacking disparate queer cultures. Two of the books discussed make an explicit effort to deterritorialize queer historiography outside the global North. They focus on the everyday experiences of...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2014) 20 (3): 353–378.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Howard Chiang Four recent books attest to how much remains to be understood about queer Chinese cultures, both historically and in the contemporary period, especially in relation to their wider global contexts. While varying by discipline and approach, these books converge around a common set of...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2013) 19 (4): 545–558.
Published: 01 October 2013
... imagined as, queer stuff. In contrast to the recent insistence on queer antirelationality and anticommunal modes of unbelonging, these books insist on the performative and political dimensions of critical futurity. Furthermore, I show how even as the preoccupation with a certain kind of idealism (what...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2019) 25 (3): 431–455.
Published: 01 June 2019
... summarizing the book’s ideas rather than analyzing its language. Countering this tendency, this essay reexamines No Future and the debates surrounding it in two ways: first, it resituates Edelman’s contributions to queer theory in relation to deconstructive theories of rhetoric, irony, and linguistic...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 111–123.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Elias Walker Vitulli This essay reviews three recently published books that stand at the intersection of queer/trans studies and critical prison studies. These books show the multiple and complex ways that queerness pervades the US prison system and the devastating effects of criminalization and...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2010) 16 (1-2): 297–307.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Erin Runions This essay reviews four books on the role of religion in shaping state policy, political rhetoric, and activism for and against same-sex rights in the United States. These books are instructive in thinking through relations between race and religion, sexuality and race, religion and...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 107–117.
Published: 01 January 2011
... (or, more broadly, a politics of embodiment), it reads “Thinking Sex” alongside another 1984 text, Deborah A. Stone's book The Disabled State , arguing that Stone's text, like Rubin's, is concerned with how capitalism sorts bodies and behaviors into dominant and subordinated categories. The Disabled...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 193–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David L. Eng This essay reviews two books, M. Jacqui Alexander's Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred and Gayatri Gopinath's Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures , both of which focus on the intersections of queer...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2011) 17 (4): 603–618.
Published: 01 October 2011
... two walls of books, attached to each other and to a giant crochet brain overhead by a crochet rope that links their crotches to the brain. Mitchell recreated a version of the Lesbian Herstory Archives reading room in Brooklyn by covering the walls of the gallery with trompe l'oeil wallpaper made from...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2019) 25 (1): 33–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Heather Love This essay reflects on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s citation of Erving Goffman’s 1963 book Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity in her essay “Queer Performativity: Henry James’s The Art of the Novel ” (1993). I track Sedgwick’s attempt to wrest queer studies away from “the...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 153–169.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Susan McHugh Nonhuman nonheteronormativity presents a profound challenge not just to identity forms but more importantly to disciplinary habits of thinking of human subjectivity as the default form of social agency. To elaborate this point, this essay surveys how some recent books, including...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2011) 17 (2-3): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2011
... identity disorders. Queer theory needs to reconsider sexuality in the Freudian sense of polymorphous-perverse, in its ungovernable, compulsive, and unconscious dimensions. Third, “the antisocial thesis” and the relation of queer theory to queer politics are discussed with regard to Lee Edelman's book No...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 97–105.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Joanne Meyerowitz This article puts Gayle Rubin's 1984 article “Thinking Sex” in dialogue with Earl Lind's 1918 book Autobiography of an Androgyne . Rooted in different historical moments, the two works address distinct debates about the nature, politics, and ethics of sexual and gender variance...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2011) 17 (4): 457–481.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick This essay, written in 1976–77, is concerned primarily with James Merrill's long poem “The Book of Ephraim,” which was published in 1976. The poem tells of many nights spent by Merrill and his partner, David Jackson, in communication with a spirit named Ephraim, whose messages...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 June 2011) 17 (2-3): 365–369.
Published: 01 June 2011
...D. A. Miller D. A. Miller's “Call for Papers” is an homage to Barbara Johnson on the occasion of a memorial service held for her in Berkeley. She was, for Miller, a “critic's critic”: in a posthumous response to her “Bringing Out D. A. Miller,” a review of his book Bringing Out Roland Barthes , he...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2011) 17 (4): 487–496.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Michael Moon Lesbian and gay studies was still in its academic infancy when Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick wrote her long-unpublished essay on James Merrill's long poem “The Book of Ephraim” (1976). Sedgwick's essay focuses on what she sees as the poem's fascinated concern with the administration of...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2011) 17 (4): 639–647.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., and wonder. The dedications included in the series “Lecture” are gifts slipped between the title page and the frontispiece of books that trace what might be called queer culture. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Moving Image Review Lesbian Archives For this Moving Image Review we...