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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Shaka McGlotten; Sarah VanGundy Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Zombie Porn 1.0 or, Some Queer Things Zombie Sex Can Teach Us1 shaka mcglotten and sarah vangundy “Death Is the New Pornography” This essay bites off more than it can chew. Inspired by the work of Canadian fi lmmaker...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 45–74.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Damon R. Young Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Visage/Con Catherine Breillat and the Antinomies of Sex damon r. young C’est qu’on est dans une énorme contradiction, quand on est dans un corps de femme. Agnès Varda, Réponse de femmes (1975) “Je ne peux pas admettre...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 103–136.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Todd Samuel Presner THE END OF SEX AND THE LAST MAN: ON THE WEIMAR UTOPIA OF ERNST ANGER'S "WORKER" Todd Samuel Presner I. Conceived in the early 1930s and published amidst much fanfare in late 1932, Ernst Junger's technological fantasy...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 53–62.
Published: 01 December 2003
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 211–221.
Published: 01 June 2024
..., On the Inconvenience of Other People has three main chapters, arranged around sex and jokes, democracy and infrastructure, and the desire for life and proxemics. These are followed by a coda on the unbearable. Taking readings from films, poems, and artworks, Berlant lingers in the theoretical at the beginning of each...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
...- ceptualizations of sex, sociality, and queerness. With the rise of seemingly ubiquitous Internet access comes a constant yet diffuse sense of social connection, whether through laptop computers or smartphones. When using these devices to access sensitive material in public (McGlotten tells us in one...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2010
... not surprising that one fi nds this in psychoanalytic discourse, a discipline constructed by the represen- tation of the difference and complementarity between the sexes as the foundation of social and of psychic life and as the point from which all sexualities and modes of living are evaluated...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... insipidity are strongly felt (which is to say, at the same time, not felt) in the blis- tering opening sentence of Leo Bersani’s “Is the Rectum a Grave “There’s a big secret about sex: most people don’t like it.”4 Such a sentence is exemplary of the way the word like can get overlooked...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 285–300.
Published: 01 June 2023
... truly am. If I say I am an attack helicopter, then my body, my sex, is too. I’ll prove it to you. Isabella Fall, “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter” In the winter of 2020 the transgender science-fiction author Isabella Fall published a story that reimagined a pervasive transphobic...
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 June 2024
... that would inaugurate the “sex wars,” splintering the second-wave feminist movement into “sex positive” and “sex critical” factions, Hortense J. Spillers delivered a talk in which she argued that feminist discourse about sex wasn’t really about sex at all. In “Interstices: A Small Drama of Words,” later...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Penthesilea dramatizes the dogged and increasingly desperate struggle of Penthesilea, queen of the Amazons, to subdue Achilles, the Greek warrior mythologized as invulnerable. Penthesilea leads her army of women into battle to procure male sex partners for procreation while she is still mourning the loss...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 June 2009
... body—impact our work as queer theorists? What would it mean to absorb a radicalized po- sition visvis abortion into discourse on queer sex politics? As it happens, abortion plays a key role in Lee Edelman’s No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive, perhaps the most hotly debated text...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... movement between political util- ity and uselessness, intellectual and sensorial pleasures, grief and joy, sex and death, meaning and non-meaning. Zero Patience uses the incoherence of the musical as a tool to create a text that is radically open and affi liated with opposing ideas, functioning...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in The Whites Are Enemies of Heaven leads to serious conceptual and political pitfalls. ☾ ☾ ☾ The Whites Are Enemies of Heaven unfolds through six chapters, with alternating focuses on either China or Japan. The first chapter treats English and US American abuses of Japanese sex workers as well...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of medical institutions and pharmaceutical companies, U.S. culture’s fear and loathing of sex in general and gay sex in particu- lar. This, I think, is what Professor Eribon is referring to when he describes a “political anthropology of subject formation”: if we are, as he says...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 145–176.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- viduals to be charged with criminal transmission after engaging in relatively low-risk sexual activities. And yet, a high-risk act does not necessarily lead to infection.20 Notwithstanding this gap between ex- posure and infection, none of the statutes recognizes "safe-sex" prac...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 1–49.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., and to structures of sub- jection on the other hand. There is no doubt that historically, sex and gender norms were central to the fabric of power and eco- nomic life. But so were cultural and symbolic categories in the def- inition of what stood for womanhood and for manhood. But our knowledge of how...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 143–182.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... As the novella articulates, universal humanness consists of that aspect of a person's being that lies beyond any worldly determinant of social identity, such as nation, race or sex- uality, an essence for which whiteness serves as privileged sign. Richard Dyer writes...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and 1967 may have seemed quaint—a time just prior to the countercultur- al era of protests and psychedelia, and prior to a new monumen- talism in rock characterized by the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Who’s rock opera Tommy, and Jimi Hen- drix’s Electric Ladyland. By 1973, sex...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Press , 2018 . Young Damon . Making Sex Public and Other Cinema Fantasies . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2018 . Books Received Badiou, Alain. Mallebranche: Theological Figure, Being 2, translated by Jason E. Smith and Susan Spitzer. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019...