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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 441–468.
Published: 01 June 2009
... kinship breaks down: illness and death, migrant experience, and family secrets. Through a doubled formal and thematic emphasis on fragmentation, discontinuity, and affective ambivalence, these extraordinary works help us understand kinship otherwise, or queerly. Duke University Press 2009 Queer...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 April 2017
.../AIDS Latina/o/x studies literature illness health © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 AZTLÁN UNPROTECTED Reading Gil Cuadros in the Aftermath of HIV/AIDS Julie Avril Minich Among US Latino men who have sex with men, HIV/AIDS remains an urgent health concern. According...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (1-2): 205–231.
Published: 01 April 2003
... and of biomedical thinking, where power, bodies, illness, rela- tions, and identities are envisaged very differently. Most powerfully, his works upturn and rethink the distinctions shored up in the biomedical AIDS imaginary that “other” certain groups, persons, bodies, or identities in order...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 121–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and poetics of AIDS risked representing the most materially devastating aspects of the illness and its various treatments, to make the physical symptoms of the disease politically and affectively productive for people with AIDS and their allies. As I discuss below, in stage dramas like Angels...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (1-2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of uncontrollable sexuality (in the INTRODUCTION 11 case of developmental disability), much like the stereotypical queer, who takes on an identification as predator as well. Coming-out stories and memoirs of disability or illness, including HIV/AIDS, resist...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (1-2): 233–255.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., the puckered skin that disappears under the neck of her T-shirt and reappears on her arm and wrist. Since I almost always look “normal” despite my disabling chronic illness, I sympathized with her struggle over how and when to come out about her disability identity. “My parents don’t understand why I would...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (4): 471–498.
Published: 01 October 2003
.... The link between the romantic friend and the female flagellator through the erotics of pain can be read when the novel is placed beside pornography. Pain, I wish to suggest, functions as sexual desire in Mary, replacing sexual romance with illness as the location of the erotic female...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of New York Press . Ruby Jay . 1995 . Secure the Shadow: Death and Photography in America . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Sontag Susan . 1977 . On Photography . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux . ———. 1978 . Illness as Metaphor . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (4): 521–545.
Published: 01 October 2005
... with caring for others who are ill. At least, she does not share the kind of emotional feedback readers might expect from a caregiver, espe- cially one who is also the narrator. She does not outwardly cry or worry, nor does she celebrate improvements or resent or bemoan regressions in her clients’ health...
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GLQ (1993) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 1993
... against illness an image of their own innate health, or to refigure the gay male subject as a heterosexual manque‘, the better to vitiate the scandal that is gay sexuality. Far from being a condition of our “postmodernity7the term by which we have come to celebrate our alleged freedom from “master...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 389–423.
Published: 01 June 2002
... sum, mea vita, futurus, quodve tener digitus ferre recuset, onus. me gere, cum calidis perfundes imbribus artus, damnaque sub gemmam fer pereuntis aquae— sed, puto, te nuda mea membra libidine surgent, et peragam partes anulus ille viri. Inrita quid voveo? parvum proficiscere munus...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2001
... This spirit of the age, as William Hazlitt might have translated it across the Eng- lish Channel, was consistently seen in terms of illness: then, as now, termed the GLQ 7.1-01 Rousseau/Warman 1/11/01 11:36 AM Page 9 RENÉ AND CUSTINE’S SEARCH...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 April 2009
... and GAY STUDIES uted to a different sort of individual or societal “ill” — changed but did not imme- diately displace the earlier belief that “consumption was not only a sickness, but a moral failing, caused by defects of character.”22 So while tuberculosis, unlike con...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (2): 335–354.
Published: 01 April 2001
... the desire for a physical merger. Persse has been ill with a “mystic malaise,” and James claims, “I mean that I would almost be ill to add the deeper note to our harmony.” He goes on to note that there is “something admirable and absolute between us...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (1): 31–86.
Published: 01 January 2001
... their theoretical power, perhaps even to negate their project. We also know that Foucault was quite literally obsessed by the theoretical and historical question of madness and of “mental illness.” Whatever links there might have been for Foucault between his...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 595–596.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., who is also known as So Sze Wong, takes care of her lover with a gentleman’s demeanor.27 Ah So’s relationship with fifty- eight- year- old Gam fits into the imagination of a stable and long- term partnership where illness and care is constructed to be normal...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (3): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 2016
... narrative of Caouette and his mother. It examines the experience of growing up queer in Texas in a family affected by poverty and mental illness and documents Caouette’s attempts to care for his mother now that he is an adult. The film is constructed using collage to produce a text characterized...
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GLQ (2000) 6 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2000
...: “A difference between the end of AIDS and the end of many other plagues: for the first time in history, a large proportion of the survivors will not simply be those who escaped infection, or were immune to the virus, but those who contracted the illness, contemplated their own deaths, and still survived.”1...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (2): 333.
Published: 01 April 2005
... professor of French at the University of Michigan. He is author of AIDS in French Culture: Social Ills, Literary Cures (2001) and of articles on AIDS, homosexuality, the Holocaust, the family, and other topics. His current book project, on the question of community, uses the Marais as its starting...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 597–614.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., who is also known as So Sze Wong, takes care of her lover with a gentleman’s demeanor.27 Ah So’s relationship with fifty- eight- year- old Gam fits into the imagination of a stable and long- term partnership where illness and care is constructed to be normal...