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Excluded from Thought?: Lignes, Literary Conservatism and Identity Politics

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter takes a more critical stance towards the review to examine its cultural conservatism and reticence towards identity politics. The review’s literary tastes, largely shaped by the legacies ... More


War Machine, Time Machine

Nicola Griffith and Kelley Eskridge

in Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311352
eISBN:
9781846313882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313882.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter illustrates the personal accounts and recollections of Nicola Griffith and Kelly Eskridge and their path for the discovery of queer identities and their search for lesbian science ... More


Female Homoerotics and Lesbian Textuality in the Work of Marguerite Duras

Renate Günther

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Love and desire are prominent themes in Marguerite Duras's work and have been interpreted by critics from a largely heterosexual perspective. Drawing on contemporary lesbian theory, however, a ... More


Patterns of Innocence: The Rescue of the Female Child

Jeanne Cortiel

in Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236146
eISBN:
9781781380512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236146.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In ‘Compulsory Heterosexuality’, Adrienne Rich talks about the ‘lesbian continuum’, a community of women that incorporates multiple forms of woman-woman relationships. The lesbian continuum reveals ... More


Lesbian Hymen-mending by Celestina and Wittig

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Lesbian Body was written by Monique Wittig. Within the text, lists of anatomical names for parts of the lesbian body interweaved with the narratives that discuss the mutual dismembering and ... More


Echo’s Voices: Virginia Woolf, Irena Krzywicka, and The Well of Loneliness1

Paulina Pająk

in Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter compares the reception of Hall's novel in Britain and Poland and its important legacy to the LGBTQ community. Pajak states that the novel survived because of the intellectual modernist ... More


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