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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Thelathia “Nikki” Young Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 References Butler Judith . 2004 . Undoing Gender . New York : Routledge . Edelman Lee . 2004 . No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Koch-Rein...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Oliver Coates Drone warfare is only the most prominent of a series of social and technological developments leading to remote and abstracted forms of injury and death. In response to Maya Mikdashi and Jasbir K. Puar’s connecting of queer theory with “permanent war” in “Queer Theory and Permanent...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Bobby Benedicto Drawing on the writings of Georges Bataille and Leo Bersani, this essay reexamines the long-held association of homosexuality with a radical erotics of death from the vantage of queer of color critique. While notions of suicidal ecstasy, self-shattering, and masochistic jouissance...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 361–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Matt Richardson Using Jackie Kay's novel Trumpet , this essay looks at the “social death” of black queerness, a positionality situated outside the nation and outside blackness, as a site from which to explore what it would mean for black men to embrace the feminine within themselves. Although...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2012
... looking, preco- cious, and paradigm shifting. Notes 1. See Chou Wah-­shan, Houshimim tognzhi (The Postcolonial Tongzhi) (Hong Kong: Hong Kong tongzhi yanjiushe, 1997). 2. See Lee Edelman, No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004); Judith...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 597–614.
Published: 01 October 2012
... as both tolerant and limiting of queer desires, as well as resistant of the rumors of a broader cultural death. One of the case studies includes, to use Helen Hok-Sze Leung's term, “do-it-yourself” queer cultural projects that focus on reaching out to LGBT communities rather than to a wider mainstream...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (3): 361–411.
Published: 01 June 1999
...Peter A. Jackson Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 AN AMERICAN DEATH IN BANGKOK The Murder of Darrell Berrigan and the Hybrid Origins of Gay Identity in 1960s Thailand Peter A. Jackson Bangkok today is home to some of the largest and most visible gay and trans- gender...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (4): 427–451.
Published: 01 October 2023
...” and “highly constructed,” reflecting a well-known fact among refugees and asylees: while one may have compelling, pressing, or life-and-death situations driving migration patterns, the story constructed for the host nation must follow a rigid formula that ultimately maintains its global narrative as a safe...
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GLQ (1994) 1 (2): 143–161.
Published: 01 April 1994
..., Leon S.. New York: Columbia, 1982 . Kristeva , Julia . “Within the Microcosm of ‘The Talking Cure.'” Trans. Gora, Thomas and Waller, Margaret. Interpreting Lacan . Ed. Joseph H. Smith and William Kerrigan. New Haven: Yale UP, 1983 . 33 -48. Laplanche , Jean . Life and Death...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 June 2021
... essays and poetry up until his eventual death in 1990 from AIDS complications. Writing defiantly as a queer, a feminist, a Puerto Rican, and a sidoso , he produced work that invites death and desire to commingle through a figuration of dust, as a scattered substance that covers skin, coats translation...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 267–289.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... The essay focuses on three primary structures—death and disease (“lesbian bed death”), “the urge to merge,” and “possession”—in authors ranging from Dickens and Swinburne to Patricia Highsmith and Elizabeth Bishop to articulate the ethics of the lesbian merge as well as its potential dangers and, moreover...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (3): 341–379.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Michael Lucey This article proposes a contextualization of Marguerite Duras's 1983 book, The Malady of Death , along with some of her other writings and statements from around that time. These writings register her long-term intimate relationship with a much younger gay man whom she called Yann...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
... with Sedgwick that Sedgwick performs with James in an attempt to deal with her death during the writing of his dissertation. In doing so, the author invites readers to reflect on the near-identifications at work in their own reading and writing practices. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Eve...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (3): 431–455.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Corey McEleney Since its publication in 2004, Lee Edelman’s No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive has sparked some of the most heated debates in literary and cultural studies. Yet most engagements with Edelman’s text—whether positive, negative, or neutral—tend to resort to paraphrasing...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (3): 457–482.
Published: 01 June 2019
... art of lying, in order to imagine new forms of travesti survival, and less cruel ways of travesti death. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 travesti dreams Peru queer art of lying References Abu-Lughod Lila . 1986 . Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 599–616.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and sexualized person-hood. If these narratives most readily seem to forward a critique of the hetero and sexist norms for life, they also offer a compelling argument about how the use of death works to imagine new forms, narratives, and possibilities of living. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 265–286.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., inanimate objects, and things in between can be queered and racialized without human bodies present, quite beyond questions of personification. Theorizing this animacy offers an alternative, or a complement, to existing biopolitical and recent queer-theoretical debates about life and death, while the idea...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 543–573.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., look to make a popular intervention into contemporary spirituality, as well as, by implication, notions of the family, marriage, and sexuality. But whereas in Gibson's film the Passion is all divine death drive—all thanatos—Brown's novel reconceives Jesus's Passion in terms of eros, though on the most...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (3): 279–300.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Julian Gill-Peterson This essay considers the mutation of the temporality of HIV/AIDS in the United States from epidemic time to endemic time — the biopolitical distribution of life and death capacities across populations — as a critical noncoincidence of the present with itself. That the present...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (4): 545–558.
Published: 01 October 2013
... these works as offering both theoretical mobilizations of and departures from traditions of critical utopianism. Analyzed together, they explicitly challenge theories of queer antirelationality and implicitly insist — in the face of queer theory's ostensible death — that the future is, and still must...