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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the past, the recognition that the past need not determine the present. Because this realization is thematically bound up with a celebration of nonprocreative sexuality and with an ambivalent critique of futurity, it anticipates a number of contemporary emphases within queer theory. Copyright © 2018...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 180–198.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Beyond Interpellation: Forster, Connection, and the Queer Invitation lation a particularly useful concept for queer theory as it continues to question the practices and protocols by which heternormativity sustains its power over bodies, pleasures, and modes of intimate assembly.1 This essay...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
... complexity of these often fraught accounts of spatial proximity and bodily and affective contact.4 In making such excursions, I suggest that we might consider the discrepancies between queer theory’s Hart Crane and Hart Crane’s queer theory, if it may be termed as such. Crane’s poetry offers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2001
... to explain— could mark a similarly productive ten­ sion, a constitutive subversion of exaction, in queer theory itself. If, that is, Beckett was not literally homosexual but nonetheless produced writ- Twentieth-Century Literature 47.2 Summer 2001 169 Calvin Thomas ing that could...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
...). This wide-ranging collection o f essays, edited by Laity and Nancy K. Gish, resituates Eliot with the tools o f expanded feminist, queer, and gender theories. Divided into three sections, “Homoeroticisms,” “D e­ sire,” and “M odern Women,” the volume offers important new readings of Eliot’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 175–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... itself as apolitical is to misread both. At the close of the essay, I will show that the emergence of Flaubert’s Parrot at the same time as the AIDS crisis is no coincidence. The novel mirrors and in some ways anticipates the simultaneously emerging field of queer theory, a field deeply invested...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of women and the female body. . . . Particularly problematic from a feminist perspective are narratorial insinuations that female characters take a masochistic pleasure in sexual degradation” ( Freer 2014 , 151). While literary criticism has tended to become more sex-positive since the rise of queer theory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 101–111.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Freeman Elizabeth . 2010 . Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Garstang Walter . 1922 . “ The Theory of Recapitulation: A Critical Re-Statement...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 148–179.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “fictional cross-dressings” (314) reveal his psychic “wound of androgyny”(222); and Eby calls the novel “transvestic pornography” (Fetishism 245). Among other things, the treatment of Hemingway’s new biography demonstrates the limits of queer theory’s dissemination in the space of its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): vii–xi.
Published: 01 June 2011
... is award-worthy, and I want to commend all three authors for teaching me something unexpected about modernist fiction under the rubrics of postmodern materialism and queer or transgender theory. But I have singled out “Hemingway, Literalism, and Trans- gender Reading” for three...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... on allegory as counters to Wilson, Sherry introduces temporality as an important concept that he develops further by turning to queer theory, specifically the work of Lee Edelman on a lack of futurity. The upshot is a presentation of decadence in its relation to modernism as temporally oriented...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . Deleuze Gilles . ( 1970 ) 1988 . Spinoza: Practical Philosophy . Translated by Hurley Robert . San Francisco : City Lights . Edelman Lee . 2004 . No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Eliot T. S. ( 1919 ) 2002 . “ Tradition...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 273–294.
Published: 01 September 2022
... how important this susceptibility to entrancement was to early medical theories and cultural depictions of queerness. After all, perhaps no discourse had a larger impact on the way queerness would come to be represented in the early twentieth century than sexology. Joseph Allen Boone (1998 : 10...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of identity. Blyn’s opposition to “identity politics” (quotations marks hers) also has analogues in the disability studies canon, from the queer-theory- inflected work of Robert McRuer to the essays of the Deleuzian sociolo- gist James Overboe. Overboe is adamant in his opposition to bourgeois...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2007
... transadantic debates over race and reproduction, not to mention her artful recuperation of literary texts that engage critically with those debates. In general, Weinbaum’s theoretical approach gestures toward a common trend in both feminist and queer theory that focuses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 345–370.
Published: 01 September 2007
... is not without controversy. See the forum on the antisocial thesis in queer theory published in Caserio et al., featuring pieces by Paul Caserio, Lee Edelman, Judith Halberstam,Jose Esteban Muñoz, and Tim Dean. Muñoz’s critique is especially sharp as he points out how Edelman’s argument might squeeze out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2022
...: History, Queer Theory, and Non-Lesbian Identity .” Journal of the History of Sexuality 14 , nos. 1–2 : 107 – 38 . De Lauretis Teresa . 1994 . The Practice of Love: Lesbian Sexuality and Perverse Desire . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Dunye Cheryl , dir. 1996 (1997...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 411–436.
Published: 01 December 2019
... University Press . Doan Laura . 2013 . Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experiences of the Modern War . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Edelman Lee . 2004 . No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): vi–viii.
Published: 01 June 2008
... much a figure of the Establish­ ment to serve the purposes of gay liberation and the counterculture, Capote is a “difficult subject,” as we say.The standard view in gay- lesbian studies and queer theory, as the essay points out, is that Ca­ pote was a “careerist, apolitical aesthete...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Judith Halberstam as well as drawing upon queer theory and a range of socially active cultural historians. Davidson is able to mark signs of progress as the 1940s move toward the 1980s (though a brief afterword raises timely questions about whether that progress has continued...