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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Jessica Y. Neasbitt The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics . Fawaz Ramzi . New York : New York University Press , 2016 . xvii + 316 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 BOOKS IN BRIEF...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 213–238.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., and biopolitics. Identifying Diane DiMassa’s comic series Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist (1999) and Robert Eggers’s Puritan horror film, The Witch (2015), as emblematic of this approach, the essay argues that both texts champion a reparative approach to paranoid sensibilities that takes seriously...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 297–314.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Lee Edelman; Joseph Litvak Critics of Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train (1951) have attended to the film’s motifs of doubling, pairing, and reversal. We, however, approach Strangers on a Train as an interrogation of the couple form, as a violently comic challenge to its normative regulation...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (3): 425–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... to read. This essay will trace the strange and barely discernible influence of les- bian drag-king cultures on hetero-male comic film. My contention will not be that straight men learn how to parody masculinity from butch women and then take...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 469–480.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., literature, and art, inspire me. These include botched love stories, present-day imperialism, lesser-known Hindu/Buddhist icons, nineteenth-century European fairy tales, girl rock, and contemporary visual culture such as Bolly- wood posters, anime, and comic books. The visual lexicon of purses...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and chair of the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics at Tel Aviv University. DOI 10.1215/10642684-4157571 FROM SUPERHUMANITY TO FLEXIBLE MUTANITY: SUPERHEROES IN POST-WWII AMERICAN COMICS Jessica Y. Neasbitt The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American...
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GLQ (2024) 30 (2): 248–251.
Published: 01 April 2024
... and feminist cultural production. In this book—his second, after The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics (2016)—Fawaz develops a theory of “queer forms” and a creative/interpretative practice he terms queer formalism . He uses the former to describe an archive of gay...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 October 2014
...” clips including a host of ghetto videos: ghetto fights, ghetto mess, and ghetto news. In short, the website is preoccupied with offering a kind of education in ghettoness, allowing the viewer sexual and comical access to this long-­fictionalized space. If the fights, mess...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 June 2010
... prose and comics, as Scott McCloud notes, may seek “realism through observa- tion, a naturalistic approach to the details and texture...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 491–520.
Published: 01 October 2014
... live performance and moves from there to her engagements with the belly. In the comic bit from which the second epigraph is drawn, Cho vacillates between horror and clinical calm at the sight of the birthing mother’s exploding pussy. At first registering disgust...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (4): 637–645.
Published: 01 October 1998
... in a gym with a personal trainer, but I also dug up the comic book ads from the 1950s that had left me out. In the 1990s, with the destabilization of gen- der, I can be Charlene Atlas. GLQ 4:4 pp. 637–645 Copyright © 1998 by Barbara Hammer ...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 589–597.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Comics.” In Porn Archives , edited by Dean Tim Ruszcycky Steven Squires David , 183 – 212 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . 1985 . Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire . New York : Columbia University Press...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (3): 431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... England and contemporary critical theory, tentatively titled The Comic Symptom of Capital: Humor, Critique, and the Female Spectacular. Katherine Sender is assistant professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. ...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... recent work includes the edited collection Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green (2013) and Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman (2015). Ramzi Fawaz is assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madi- son. His first book, The New Mutants: Comic Book Superheroes and Popular Fan...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 211–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and sexual subjects in the context of transnational flows of ideas, images, practices, and people through research focused on queer girls comics, the lesbian community, and feminisms in late twentieth-­century Japan. He is completing a monograph on the transna- tional engagements of the women...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (4): 585–603.
Published: 01 October 1999
...] and sio toan [female] roles, with subdivisions of literary and military, heroic and comic, old and young, virtuous and villainous. Each role type uses a different set of stylized gestures and stereotyped styles of speech and song. Codi- fied gestures express emotional states...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
...), in which the conventional plot of a heterosex scene comically careens off course because of the man’s overeager or uncooperative phallus. With French imitations of Ovid appearing as early as 1577, the English versions are also typically translations and adaptations...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of the film’s taglines (“You know I ain’t queer”) before moving toward a comic reversal (“Oh my God, I’m gay the parody indulged in both the disavowal and outrageous stereotyping at the heart of popular humor. Seemingly despite itself, Brokeback Mountain has sanctioned...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of the film’s taglines (“You know I ain’t queer”) before moving toward a comic reversal (“Oh my God, I’m gay the parody indulged in both the disavowal and outrageous stereotyping at the heart of popular humor. Seemingly despite itself, Brokeback Mountain has sanctioned...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of the film’s taglines (“You know I ain’t queer”) before moving toward a comic reversal (“Oh my God, I’m gay the parody indulged in both the disavowal and outrageous stereotyping at the heart of popular humor. Seemingly despite itself, Brokeback Mountain has sanctioned...