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GLQ (2016) 22 (3): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Anna Poletti This essay reconsiders the importance of performativity to scholarship on life writing by exploring the potential of Eve Sedgwick's concept of the periper-formative utterance for reading queer life narratives. Taking the documentary Tarnation (2003) as an example, I argue that a range...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 441–443.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Sandeep Bakshi Queer African Reader . Ekine Sokari and Abbas Hakima , eds. Dakar, Nairobi : Pambazuka Press and Fahamu Books , 2013 . xiii + 454 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Books in Brief Writing Dissent Making African Queernesses Visible Sandeep...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 397–439.
Published: 01 June 2009
... injustice. Duke University Press 2009 Queer Family Romance Writing the “New” South Africa in the 1990s Brenna M. Munro Can the iconography of the family be retained as the figure for national unity, or must an alternative, radical iconography be developed?  — Anne McClintock, Imperial...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Writing, “Ruskin forced the reputation of the art and culture of the fifteenth and sixteenth century to their lowest point ever, [but] he simultaneously breathed into the Renaissance a life, a potency, and a vitality which it had never before had.”6 For my purposes, the crucial thing to note is...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the context of everyday life. This appearance is, of course, always unstable, and this instability will, in turn, make any claims to “black authentic- ity” disputable. Johnson builds on Judith Butler’s work on gender and perfor- mance in Gender Trouble and Bodies That Matter by bringing race to...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Anthony M. Petro Convulsing Bodies: Religion and Resistance in Foucault , Jordan Mark D. , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 . 259 pp. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Books in Brief READING BODIES, WRITING BODIES Anthony M. Petro Convulsing...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 379–387.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Lisa Duggan Men Like That: A Southern Queer History John Howard Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiii + 395 pp.$27.50 cloth, $18.00 paper Duke University Press 2002 Book Review DOWN THERE The Queer South and the Future of History Writing Lisa Duggan Men Like That...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 487–496.
Published: 01 October 2011
... begins making to theorize various sexual practices, is Jacques Derrida’s extensive treatment of masturbation as “dangerous supplement” in his analysis of Jean-­Jacques Rousseau’s writings THE BLACK SWAN: POETRY, PUNISHMENT, AND THE SADOMASOCHISM OF EVERYDAY LIFE 489 in Of...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 352–361.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Remember .” GLQ 18 , no. 2 : 325 – 46 . Bruce La Marr Jurelle . 2016 . “ The Body Beautiful: Black Drag, American Cinema, and the Heteroperpetually Ever After .” In No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies , edited by Johnson E. Patrick , 166 – 95 . Durham, NC...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 321–341.
Published: 01 June 2015
... fully realized anywhere, even in man. . . . vital properties are never entirely real- ized, though always on the way to become so; they are not so much states as tenden- cies.”23 Life “manifests a search for individuality,” he writes, but never achieves it. Situating...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 January 2015
... power inflections of eating and, on the other, intimate what can tentatively be called the homoerotics of colonialism. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Dambudzo Marechera House of Hunger gut vomit power The Alimentary Life of Power Ewa Macura-Nnamdi­ But it’s enough to...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 121–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... (ingestion, defecation, and excretion) worked to rearticulate public culture's disgust with the bodies of people with AIDS to a disgust with government neglect. I argue that the play's affective investment in the gut as a site for intuiting one's response to American political life resonated with an array of...
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GLQ (2004) 10 (2): 308–312.
Published: 01 April 2004
... everyday teaching and writing, reading and thinking. Transgender Studies: Queer Theory’s Evil Twin Susan Stryker If queer theory was born of the union of sexuality studies and feminism, transgen- der studies can be considered queer theory’s evil twin: it has the same...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (4): 379–398.
Published: 01 October 1995
... . New York: Routledge, 1989 . Vertov , Dziga . Kino-Eye: The Writings of Dziga Vertov . Ed. Annette Michelson. Trans. Kevin O'Brien. Berkeley: U of California P, 1984 . DYING MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA 811 YERlAKE LIFE THE YIElY FRO1 HERE Peggy Phelan Because...
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GLQ (2000) 6 (4): 641–657.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Phillip Brian Harper Duke University Press 2000 GLQ 6.4-07.Harper 10/4/00 10:15 AM Page 641 The GLQ Archive THE EVIDENCE OF FELT INTUITION Minority Experience, Everyday Life, and Critical Speculative Knowledge...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Karen Jacobs Annie Leibovitz's postmortem photograph of Susan Sontag in A Photographer's Life, 1990–2005 publicizes its subject in the same visual space that protects its privacy, writing over its contemporaneity with a series of more legible nineteenth-century and modernist visual codes, just as...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 239–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... this by way of an encounter with the writings of Marxist-feminist poet Karen Brodine. The labor relations that surround the typesetting computer are part and parcel of the revolutionary working-class and queer socialist feminism that Brodine elaborates across her writing and that she worked for...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 507–528.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Colin Carman There is a present need in contemporary queer theory to join forces with ecological criticism, specifically with the burgeoning field of animal studies, to critically assess the controversial life and writings of self-proclaimed “eco-warrior” Timothy Treadwell (1957 – 2003). For...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 371–379.
Published: 01 June 2011
... only the conditions of modern gay urban life but also social class in the postwar United States. Following biographical traces throughout his writing, I place him in relation to the tradition of the “scholarship boy” and suggest that secrecy and shame in his work are indexed not only to sexual but also...
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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...