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Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Susan Potter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a counter-history of the emergence of lesbian sexuality in early cinema. Drawing on the critical insights of queer theory and the history of sexuality, it challenges approaches to ... More


Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Wilton Barnhardt (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Some of North Carolina's finest fiction and nonfiction writers come together in Every True Pleasure, including David Sedaris, Kelly Link, Allan Gurganus, Randall Kenan, and more. Within the ... More


Favorite Song

Emily Chávez (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the short story Favorite Song, by Emily Chávez, the cracks and tension in a relationship begin to show when a woman's partner forbids her from seeing her old friend.


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


Extending Acts of Motherhood: Storytelling as Resistance to Stigma

Jamie J. Hagen

in Troubling Motherhood: Maternality in Global Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190939182
eISBN:
9780190939212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939182.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter highlights the different ways mothers engage in storytelling to resist stigma, while also rejecting the idea that they are “bad” mothers. The prevailing story told about what makes a ... More


Prologue—Setting the Stage: Open Adoption, Gay Parenthood, the Digital Age, and the Current Study

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The prologue provides historical context for the book, detailing, for example, how adoption has changed over time, particularly with regard to structural openness (i.e., contact between birth and ... More


Introduction

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter situates the book as a counter-history of the emergence of lesbian sexuality in early cinema. The study is described as a post-Foucauldian history of sexuality that aims to sustain the ... More


Troubling Sexual History: The Anachronistic Lesbian of Pandora’s Box

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the critical, historical and cinematic temporalities that structure the sexual legibility of the lesbian character in Die Büchse der Pandora (dir. G. W. Pabst, Germany, 1929). ... More


Queer Character: A Florida Enchantment’s Ambivalent Sexual Motivations

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers early cinema’s sexuality effects through a case study of the representation of sexual inversion and lesbian desire in the sex-change comedy A Florida Enchantment (dir. Sydney ... More


Mobilizing Genre: The Wild Party’s Sexual Kinesthetics

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the sexuality effects of a film released on the cusp of the transition to sound and which redeploys the codes of a nearly exhausted genre, the flapper film. While several ... More


Love the Soldier

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Love the Soldier, a short story by Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Keisha, a lesbian cop-turned-soldier spends her last weekend before deployment sorting out her complicated feelings regarding her brother ... More


Without a Word

Zelda Lockhart (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the personal essay Without a Word, Zelda Lockhart describes her journey to discovering her sexuality and finding peace, happiness, self-love, and new relationships despite the troubles she faced ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


Journalist versus Advocate

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts begins to offer his first writing at length about the experience of lesbian women via “Conduct Unbecoming.” Shilts’s new book further unpacks cultural beliefs about the roles of men and women ... 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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