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GLQ (2007) 13 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Jodie Medd Duke University Press 2006 “Patterns of the Possible” National Imaginings and Queer Historical (Meta)Fictions in Jamie O’Neill’s At Swim, Two Boys Jodie Medd  — When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 263–276.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the triangle trade crisscrossing that first ocean but as a continual navigation of many bodies of water—Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi, Pacific—and many waves of migration? These are some of the questions explored in this work of historical fiction, which draws from oral histories to imagine...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 249–262.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of various approaches and genres? This conversation serves as a preface to an excerpt from Tinsley's work of historical fiction. The conversation takes up scholars' responses to the impossibility of knowing some of the particularities of historical experience and subjectivity, as Tinsley's contribution...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 439–454.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Nakisanze Segawa s Triangle (2016) is a historical novel cum political thriller that fictionalizes the circumstances that led to the religious wars that engulfed the central Ugandan kingdom of Buganda toward the close of the nineteenth cen- tury. Deploying an omniscient narrator, complemented...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (4): 583–609.
Published: 01 October 2009
... marriage in these pulp fictions not only sheds historical light on the affective dimensions of homonormativity but also raises theoretically significant questions about the definition and political ramifications of disidentification. Duke University Press 2009 Gay Marriage and Pulp Fiction...
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GLQ (2003) 10 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 January 2003
... textual confusion and incompre- hensibility result from the attempt to make this self-negating hypothesis work with modern characters. Again, the turn to historical fiction allows Renault not only to create a world without homophobia but also to invent a form in which she does not have to struggle...
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GLQ (2004) 10 (4): 657–670.
Published: 01 October 2004
... historical fantasy, reen- actment, and fandom strategies, I imagine a relationship between Wojnarowicz and the fictional Sarah Rosenburg, a teenage lesbian on the Upper West Side in 1994 who is fighting to save My So-Called Life from cancellation.1 The video, using a fake...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 June 2010
... between fact and fiction, Alison and her father, nature and artifice — with, that is, an unalloyed view of historical reality — later chapters revise that view. Even the text’s archival impulse, its preoccupation with material evidence, resonates with the difficulty...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (3): 389–427.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brian J. Distelberg An analysis of gay male reviewers' responses to major commercial publishers' expanded offerings of fiction by and about gay people during the 1970s reveals how reviewers constructed a machinery of gay-identified criticism, negotiated new definitions of gay identity, and forged...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 January 2022
... as a racialized masculinity who symbolized the ideals of racial uplift and the upending of an oppressive racial order. The story of the hero need not settle historical debates; rather, it must render the figure capacious and malleable enough to sustain collective fantasies, aspirations, and fictions that sustain...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (4): 593–620.
Published: 01 October 2001
... forms of citation and intertextuality that characterize prime-time “quality TV” fiction today. The sitcom’s temporal and historical form—its modes of development, disclosure, pedagogy, and institutional referentiality—emerged as the richest, most elastic...
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GLQ (2000) 6 (2): 287–319.
Published: 01 April 2000
... and historicity of discursive productions of solidity and order. The alle- gorical body of the king and the embryonic corporate political bodies of the late twelfth century can thus be understood as ideological fictions in which cohesion and indisputability are produced...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (3): 353–378.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and historians have long utilized fictional writings to situate homoromance, espe- cially between men, in the broader historical and cultural context of late imperial China. In contrast, the repertoire on male same-­sex relations in modern Chinese literature has been largely neglected...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 179–195.
Published: 01 January 2012
... other contentious historical subjects. “Radi- calism is a perspective that can be brought to the study of any historical topic,” D’Emilio offered; “by contrast, gayness has been relatively marginal and margin- alized for much of the American experience.”1 Though he acknowledged...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 602–604.
Published: 01 October 2017
... him an irresistibly consonant figure for queer theory’s putative valorization of the instability and fluidity of identity. Significantly, it is to Baldwin’s fiction that Brim turns in his attempt to work through and work out the contradictions of Baldwin’s curious queer...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (4): 439–465.
Published: 01 October 1995
..., and Lee Wilierman. “Maternally Rated Childhood Gender Nonconformity in Homosexuals and Heterosexuals.” Archives of Sexual Behavior 22 ( 1993 ): 461 –69. Bellour , Raymond . “Vers la fiction.” Michel Foucault. Philosophe . Paris: Seuil, 1989 . 172 –81. Braidotti , Rosi . “The Politics...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 561–584.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of constrained agency in intimate relationships highlight the strength and intractability of such bonds even when they are not biological. Mass culture’s recent obsession with vampires, in Twilight and other popular vampire fiction, suggests we might be in a historical moment when...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 575–602.
Published: 01 October 2011
... diasporic approach to Villa's early fiction and essays of the 1920s and 1930s, focusing in particular on his queer critiques of gender and sexual normativity in the Philippines and of social assimilation in the United States. Situating Villa's engagements with nonnormative eroticism within a transnational...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (4): 455–466.
Published: 01 October 2007
... taken the form of a profound political, intellectual, historical, and liter- ary melancholia. Wittig’s impact on literature, feminism, philosophy, lesbian and queer theory, and more has been extensive and inimitable. Wittig was a thinker and poet whom I admired, and also a colleague and a famous...
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GLQ (2004) 10 (3): 503–507.
Published: 01 June 2004
... whom Bray, significantly, also wishes to address in his precise historical interven- tion into the history of male friendship, intimacy, the family, and kinship. His fictions are profoundly different from those of Boswell, who wrote with a far less demonstrative self-consciousness...