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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


Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Kent L. Brintnall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Images of suffering male bodies permeate Western culture, from Francis Bacon's paintings and Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs to the battered heroes of action movies. Drawing on perspectives from a ... More


Oscar Wilde Prefigured: Queer Fashioning and British Caricature, 1750-1900

Dominic Janes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226358642
eISBN:
9780226396552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lawyers representing Oscar Wilde claimed that the Marquess of Queensberry had libelled their client by scrawling a phrase on a card that the latter had left at the Albemarle Club in London. At the ... More


Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display

Jennifer Tyburczy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226315102
eISBN:
9780226315386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Sex Museums is the first book to comprehensively explore what happens when museums display sex. It demonstrates how museum debates about what sex is and how to manage it have been integral to ... More


All Museums Are Sex Museums

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/9780226315386.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introduction shows how all museums are already sex museums and makes periodization claims on how and why the book pinpoints key museum events to trace and structure a genealogy of debates about ... More


Exhibiting the Sexual Modern

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/9780226315386.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The cultural and rhetorical influences of globalization work in multiple directions on the display of sexual cultures. This chapter focuses on the influence of popular U.S. culture and discourse on ... More


Queer Curatorship

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/9780226315386.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Queer scholarship has emphasized the construction, interpretation, and development of archives and has foregrounded the politics of historiography. This final chapter brings these fields together in ... More


Orientations: Female-Female and Male-Male Eros in Dialogue

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter historicizes queer theory’s insight that lesbianism is often linked to a problem of representation by focusing on links between questions of reading and Platonic-inflected female-female ... More


War as a Cultural Timeout: The Gallery and Shifting Boundaries of Male Belonging

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter and the next one link details of one author’s life, especially his work’s content and its audience, to broad themes in midcentury America, especially themes regarding male relationships ... More


Bookend for an Era

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Mourning After closes with a provocative interpretation of the content and continuing popularity of John Knowles’s 1959 novel A Separate Peace. Much like Knowles himself, whose queer sexuality ... More


The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality

Benjamin Kahan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607818
eISBN:
9780226608006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality theorizes a historical etiological method as an alternative to the epistemological approaches that play such a vital ... 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


The Sexual Organization of the City

Edward O. Laumann, Stephen Ellingson, Jenna Mahay, Anthony Paik, and Yoosik Youm (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

We think of the city as a place where anything goes. Take the sensational fantasies and lurid antics of single women on Sex and the City or young men on Queer as Folk, and you might imagine the city ... More


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

Laura Doan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001586
eISBN:
9780226001753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

For decades, the history of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary project serving competing agendas. Lesbian, gay, and queer scholars have produced powerful narratives by tracing the homosexual or ... More


The Bright Leaf Cigarette in the Age of Empire

Nan Enstad

in Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226533285
eISBN:
9780226533452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533452.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Lewis Ginter of Richmond, Virginia was the entrepreneur most responsible for the development of the bright leaf cigarette that would transform the twentieth century. Ginter married bright leaf ... More


Epilogue

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/9780226001753.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some final thoughts. This book has shown that queer expressions of an overwhelming desire to feel historical manifest the unmistakable affective registers of a mode of ... More


The Matter of Gender

Nikki Sullivan

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Authored by Nikki Sullivan, this chapter examines John Money’s establishment of the model of gender identity/role (G-I/R), which has been at once highly influential and largely misunderstood. Given ... More


“Citizen-Paraphiliac”: Normophilia and Biophilia in John Money’s Sexology

Lisa Downing

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Authored by Lisa Downing, this chapter focuses in detail on one key aspect of John Money’s work on paraphilia, namely the idea that paraphilia is the dangerous and deadly form of eroticism that ... More


Introduction

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introduction draws on the stories and experiences of just over one hundred seventy individuals, residing in four small U.S. cities, who identify as lesbian, bisexual or queer (LBQ). It describes ... More


Ithaca: Integration and Post-Identity Politics

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Most LBQ residents of Ithaca, NY express commitment to a kind of personhood that deemphasizes sexual identity and difference in favor of other features of the self. These residents also embrace ... More


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