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Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Cyrus Patell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479893720
eISBN:
9781479879502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book introduces readers to the foundational writers and texts produced by four literary traditions associated with late-twentieth-century U.S. multiculturalism. Examining writing by Native ... More


Class and identity

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The history of working class writing workshops provides a fascinating example of how changes in class and the emergence of new identities were handled in cultural terms. It challenges the view that a ... More


Condoms and sex research

Nicole Vitellone

in Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter seeks to provide a history of sex research on the condom, addressing the following questions: What are the consequences of getting adolescents to speak about the condom and their sexual ... More


Afrofuturist Entanglements of Gender, Eugenics, and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Part 2 (A Now that Can Breed Futures: Queerness and Pleasure in Black Science Fiction) turns to black diasporic speculative imagining as it has been used to create futures for those rendered ... More


Queer Deviations from the Future on Screen

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As part 3 (It’s the Future, but It Looks like the Present: Queer Speculations on Media Time) turns to the cultural and technological reproduction of speculative futures imagined in audiovisual form, ... More


Down Home and Out: Southern Lesbian Writers and the Sex Life of Food

Jaime Cantrell

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines poetry and fiction of Southern lesbian writers using the lens of food. Drawing on the works of Dorothy Allison, Minnie Bruce Pratt and Doris Davenport, the author explores how ... More


“Crimes against the Flesh”: Politics and Poetics of the Black Female Body

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter politicizes the female body using Lorde's personal, embodied experiences with breast cancer to articulate that the erasure of the female body constitutes “high crimes against the flesh.” ... More


Liberation Movements

Cyrus R. K. Patell

in Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479893720
eISBN:
9781479879502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893720.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the liberation movements of the 1960s and the emergent writing that followed. During the 1960s, literature had played a crucial role in the formation of ethnic identity and the ... More


Radical Feminism and Feminist Radicalism

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on radical feminism and feminist radicalism. It was radical feminism that put women’s liberation movement on the map and got sexual politics recognized as a public issue. Yet ... More


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