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Introduction Queer Disorientations: Four Turns and a Twist

Stephen D. Moore, Kent L. Brintnall, and Joseph A. Marchal

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introduction situates the entire collection within key historical and conceptual turns in queer theories, marking along the way how the various chapters apply, challenge, extend, and complicate ... More


You Can Have My Brown Body and Eat It, Too!

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Expanding on the notion of the primal “brown body” mediating gay modernity, this chapter argues that this brown body (frequently, though not exclusively, embodied as “Latino”) mediates gay male ... More


Introduction

Patrick R. Mullen

in The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction elaborates the key concepts of the book: homosexuality, value, and labor. It contextualizes the importance of these concepts for modern Irish history and culture. Furthermore, it ... More


Warning: Dissident Sex in the Museum

Jennifer Tyburczy

in Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226315102
eISBN:
9780226315386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315386.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter three transitions to temporary and explicit displays of queer sexuality in museums, specifically examining how the emotional habitus on sexual display is managed through unofficial museum ... More


The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Patrick R. Mullen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Is Irish history at the dawn of the twenty-first century still, as Stephen Dedalus quipped, a nightmare? With the demise of the Celtic Tiger, the collapse of the housing bubble, and the sex abuse ... More


Feminist Solidarity after Feminist Solidarity after Queer Theory: The Case of Transgender

Cressida J. Heyes

in Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310535
eISBN:
9780199871445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310535.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses the issue of how — in theory and in practice — feminism should engage bisexuality, intersexuality, transsexuality, transgender, and other emergent identities (or ... More


Impossible Uncanniness: Deconstruction and Queer Theory

Nicholas Royle

in In Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632954
eISBN:
9780748671625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632954.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter deals with the relationship between deconstruction and queer theory. It is noted that ‘the more fashionable Queer became, the more it was appropriated by those who wanted to be ... More


Rethinking Difference: The Limits of Interpellation

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

By following out the argument that the classic social authority of the Symbolic function is waning in the neoliberal episteme, I argue that Althusserian interpellation fails to capture the kinds of ... More


Introduction: The Desiring-Image: Gilles Deleuze and Queer Cinema

Nick Davis

in The Desiring-Image: Gilles Deleuze and Contemporary Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993161
eISBN:
9780199346387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993161.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction locates the book’s argument at the productive intersection of queer studies, film theory, and Deleuzian philosophy, clarifying where each field stood in the U.S. academy by the ... More


Introduction: Locating Queer Ecologies

Nicole Seymour

in Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter bridges the seeming theoretical disconnect between queer theory and ecocriticism. In doing so the chapter promotes a “queer ecology”—an emerging paradigm in which the ... More


An Uncommon Project

Laura Doan

in Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001586
eISBN:
9780226001753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001753.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Recent queer history has begun to demonstrate that “queer” is very much a historical and historicized category. New work on the variations of sexuality has shown what a queer historical practice—as ... More


Queens and Queers: The Theater of Gender in “America”

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

in The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers theoretical and historical insights into the reasons why, and the ways in which gender theory has developed in the United States as a theory of performance, from John Money's ... More


Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More


Queerness

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates in detail the queerness of Far from Heaven. The film's queerness can be determined in four specific ways. Firstly, in its bringing to mainstream audiences an ‘independent’, ... More


The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

More than any area of late-twentieth-century thinking, gender theory has been to a large extent a Franco-American invention. While tracing the development of gender and queer theories in the United ... More


The (Queer) Look of Love: Narcissus, Bel Vezer, and Galehaut

Simon Gaunt

in Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199272075
eISBN:
9780191709869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272075.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter uses critical models deriving from Lacan's seminar XX, Encore, to suggest that some rather exceptional male characters in medieval texts (notably Galehaut in the Lancelot en prose) offer ... More


Introduction

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory explains the theme of this book, which is about French queer cinema. The book aims to document forms of contemporary queer representation through coverage of auteur film, ... More


Introduction: Intimate Violence

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

I establish the feminine-versus-the-queer conflict as the book’s thesis and locate its origins within debates in feminism and queer theory. The introduction offers a genealogy of critical views of ... More


Introduction … so as to know ‘us’ better Deleuze and Queer Theory: two theories, one concept – one book, many authors …

Claire Colebrook

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about the relevance of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's philosophy to queer theory. The book discusses the ... More


Queer

Chris Perriam

in Spanish Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748665860
eISBN:
9780748684267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665860.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter establishes the connections between LGBTQ filmmaking and the everyday experience of its audiences in Spain over the past 25 years. It links a discussion of the term ‘queer’, relating both ... More


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