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On Being Wrong and Feeling Right: Cherríe Moraga and Audre Lorde

Grace Kyungwon Hong

in Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyses works by Audre Lorde and Cherríe Moraga, which interrogate the moralism that infuses those aspects of social movements that become invested in respectability and legibility. ... More


Keen for the First Object: A Kleinian Reading of Audre Lorde’s Life Writing

Lana Lin

in Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter interprets Audre Lorde’s experience of cancer and racial injury through psychoanalyst Melanie Klein’s theories of sadistic aggression, mourning, and psychic reparation. Drawing on ... More


Audre Lorde Revisited: Nationalism and Second-Wave Black Feminism

Cheryl Higashida

in Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036507
eISBN:
9780252093548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036507.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that Audre Lorde's essays and poetry from the 1980s develop an overlooked yet significant strand of second-wave Black feminism that reveals continuities with postwar anticolonial ... More


Nobody Mean More: Black Feminist Pedagogy and Solidarity

Alexis Pauline Gumbs

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers what it means to be nobody in a university economy designed to produce somebody individuated, assimilated, and consenting to empire. It examines the complexity of the ... More


Neoliberal Disavowal and the Politics of the Impossible

Grace Kyungwon Hong

in Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Introduction begins by looking at the meaning of the word “difference” in relation to Audre Lorde’s essay called “Learning from the 60s,” which demanded that everyone regardless of their race ... More


Lacerated Breasts: Medicine, Autonomy, Pain

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter discusses Bob Flanagan’s sadomasochistic plays; Audre Lorde’s reflections on cancer; as well as Gilles Deleuze’s theorizations of illness and masochism, to study the notion of ... More


“Distant Ties”: May Ayim’s Transnational Solidarity and Activism

Tiffany N. Florvil

in To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042317
eISBN:
9780252051166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042317.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

By attending conferences, workshops, and symposia in London, New York, Minnesota, and Accra, May Ayim, an Afro-German writer and activist, engaged in political activism internationally. Through these ... More


Black Female Travel: Diasporic Connections and Revolutionary Desire

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Caribbean American writers examined in chapter three, Paule Marshall and Audre Lorde, seek a spiritual home in the Caribbean, the home of their parents and ancestors. More specifically, they ... More


Toward a “New and Possible Meeting”: Ambiguity as Difference

Emily Anne Parker

in Differences: Re-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190275594
eISBN:
9780190275624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275594.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Audre Lorde understood giving isolated conceptual attention to sexual difference to be a tool of social control. I first discuss this claim in the context of Lorde’s philosophy of difference. I argue ... More


Luddism

Matt Tierney

in Dismantlings: Words against Machines in the American Long Seventies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746413
eISBN:
9781501746567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746413.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explains why Luddism is a metaphor that threads through the Long Seventies in the work of poets, activists, and thinkers, each of whom applies literature to the task of dismantling the ... More


Re-Covering Scarred Bodies: Reading Photography

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter stages a conversation between the work of two British photographers who have explored breast cancer, Jo Spence and Sam Taylor-Wood, and the responses to mastectomy and prosthesis/breast ... More


Coda: Elsewhere, Is the Mother a Place?

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This coda provides a meditation on the brown and black mother and her role in producing brown jouissance. Rather than a working through of any particular work of art, the discussion here involves a ... More


Constructive Engagements

Stéphane Robolin

in Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039478
eISBN:
9780252097584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039478.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the outcomes of some interactions among black South African and African American writers discussed in preceding chapters, but “updated” here in the context of the 1980s. It ... More


Dimensions of Diaspora: Women of Color Feminism, Black Europe, and Queer Memory Discourses

Fatima El-Tayeb

in European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670154
eISBN:
9781452947242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670154.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how African activists apply the notion of African diaspora within their European minority community. The studies of African diaspora are vital in order to strengthen the African ... More


Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Lana Lin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects examines the vulnerabilities of the human body, in particular how cancer disrupts feelings of bodily integrity and agency. Employing psychoanalytic and literary ... More


Surface Play: Flash, Friction, and Self-Reflection

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter delves more deeply into the matter of the black vulva in arguing for a revaluation of narcissism, friction, and superficiality by dwelling on Mickalene Thomas’s use of rhinestones as ... More


Performing Witness: Voice, Interiority, and Diaspora

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter analyzes Carrie Mae Weems’s photographic installation From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried (1995–1996) as a performance of witnessing in which Weems restores voice to the archive of ... More


“Risking Sensuality”: Toni Morrison’s Erotics of Writing

Claudine Raynaud

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Writing the erotic is what Morrison has been risking throughout her output since Sula (1973) through Beloved (1986), Jazz (1992), down to A Mercy (2008). The erotic is not a theme, but part and ... More


Decline and Detritus

Vincent W. Lloyd

in Black Natural Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199362189
eISBN:
9780190610593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362189.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter argues that the once-robust black natural law tradition declined at the end of the civil rights movement, and it speculates about reasons for this decline. The chapter tracks three ... More


Public, Private, Insurgent: What Is Outsider Truth-Telling?

Lida Maxwell

in Insurgent Truth: Chelsea Manning and the Politics of Outsider Truth-Telling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190920029
eISBN:
9780190920067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920029.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Through discussion of feminist and queer conceptions of “the outsider,” this chapter develops a distinctive conception of outsider truth-telling as the practice of refusing the public/private divide ... More


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