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Insurrection as theory, text, and strategy

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter continues the genealogical account of illegalism, propaganda of the deed, revolutionary warfare, and post-millennial, insurrectionary networks of attack. To this end, the chapter ... More


What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What’s Queer about Europe is not about queer communities in Europe. It is about the ways in which Queer Theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counter-intuitive encounters for ... More


Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Kevin Ohi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary texts that address tradition and the transmission of knowledge often seem concerned less with preservation than with loss, recurrently describing scenarios of what author Kevin Ohi terms ... More


Indifference to Difference: On Queer Universalism

Madhavi Menon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695904
eISBN:
9781452953656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695904.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Indifference to Difference organises itself around Alain Badiou’s suggestion that in the face of increasing claims of identitarian specificity, one might consider the politics and ethics of being ... More


Eluding Capture: The Science, Culture, and Pleasure of “Queer” Animals

Stacy Alaimo

in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816621958
eISBN:
9781452955223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The second chapter explores how, although scientists and cultural theorists have denied or dismissed the sexual diversity of nonhuman animals, they are important for new materialism, animal studies, ... More


‘Who are you? What the fuck are you doing here?’: queer debates and contemporary connections

Kaye Mitchell

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter situates Hollinghurst’s fiction within the contemporary contexts of late twentieth and early twenty-first century gay fiction and post-1990s queer theory. It argues that some of the ... More


“That Strange Mimicry of Life by the Living”: Queer Reading in Oscar Wilde’s “The Portrait of Mr. W.H.”

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In a reading of Oscar Wilde’s “The Portrait of Mr. W.H.,” which presents a theory of Shakespeare’s Sonnets (purporting to identify the addressee of the dedication) and a narrative about the ... More


“Colored” Is the New Queer: Queer Faculty of Color in the Academy

Andreana Clay

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Andreana Clay and a small group of queer faculty of color reflect on E. Patrick's Johnson's experiences at Amherst College, recounted in his essay ""In the Merry Old Land of Oz: Rac(e)ing, Quee(r)ing ... More


Introduction

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Giving an overall account of the argument, the introduction briefly situates the book in contemporary queer studies and then turns to a genealogy of its modes of reading. By way of Samuel Johnson, ... More


Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Jen Gilbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education is a study of the educational breakdowns, conflicts and controversies that emerge as sexuality circulates through the spaces and relations of schooling. I ... More


An Introduction to Dance and Gender

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 introduces the relationship between dance and gender, inquiring into the ways dance is gendered in Western society today and the significance of these findings. An extensive review of ... More


“Vanished but Not Gone, Fixed and Held in the Annealing Dust”: Initiations and Endings in Go Down, Moses

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Exploring the various ways that Go Down, Moses is concerned with transmission—the transmission of property in the context of the history of slavery and of the ecological destruction of the land, and ... More


Future

Rebekah Sheldon

in The Child to Come: Life After the Human Catastrophe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689873
eISBN:
9781452955186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689873.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter considers the predictively foreclosed temporality through which popular environmentalism gains its sense. It reads the child as a crucial affective and conceptual technology ... More


Queer Transmission and the Symposium: Insult, Gay Suicide, and the Staggered Temporalities of Consciousness

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter explores an uncomfortable rhyme between one form of homophobic insult—which ostentatiously voids any homosexual or homophobic content even as it relies on homophobic assumptions to ... More


Gay emancipation and queer counterpublics

Bryce Lease

in After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A shift of perspectives and approaches to understanding alternative sexualities can be traced in recent Polish theatre history. Rather than queering the national dramatic canon, the performance ... More


Queer Atavism and Pater’s Aesthetic Sensibility: “Hippolytus Veiled” and “The Child in the House”

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Four addresses two texts by Walter Pater: “Hippolytus Veiled: A Study from Euripides” and “The Child in the House,” suggesting that Pater’s (implicitly erotic) understanding of art history ... More


Introduction

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Instinct has a longer history than the comparatively modern category “sexuality”, having been first elaborated in antiquity as the binary twin to reason. Looking at instinct’s relationship to ... More


Backward and Forward: Narrating the Queer Child

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 1 works with two contemporary court cases to explore what happens when the equality-seeking claims of LGBTQ adults rest on an inaugurating story of queer childhood, neglecting children whose ... More


Gaga Feminism:: Judith “Jack” Halberstam

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter profiles Judith "Jack" Halberstam, a major queer literary and cultural theorist. It discusses Halberstam's ideas of transgender and "female masculinity." It draws on an in-depth ... More


Queer Children and Representative Men: Harper Lee’s

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

No novel since Uncle Tom’s Cabin achieved the celebrity and cultural impact of To Kill a Mockingbird in regards to race in America. The chapter explores Lee’s youthful experiments in writing and ... More


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