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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


Sex or “Just Dancing”

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Sorry I Don't Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199845279
eISBN:
9780199369614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845279.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity

Based on interviews, this chapter foregrounds sexuality as it examines the meanings attached to men’s bodies, to bodily movement, and to dance. While girls often dance together homophobia makes it ... More


As Natural as Eating, Drinking, and Sleeping: Redefining the Female Sex Drive

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores debates regarding the “true nature” of the female sex drive in the early twentieth century. It focuses on the ideas of Henriette Fürth, Grete Meisel-Hess, Ruth Bré, and Johanna ... More


Troubling Normal, Taking on Patriarchy: Criticizing Male (Hetero)Sexuality

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Johanna Elberskirchen, Rosa Mayreder, and Grete Meisel-Hess engaged scientific knowledge to criticize masculinity and male heterosexuality. Specifically, they argued that ... More


The Hetero Media Gaze

Christopher Pullen

in Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748694846
eISBN:
9781474418485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694846.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the emergence of the female gaze upon the queer male, foregrounding the concept of the hetero media gaze, framing histories of female representation within Hollywood film. As ... More


Subversive Spiritualities: Yoga’s Complex Role in the Narrative of Sex and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Andrea R. Jain

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter features influential figures of American yoga, whose life and work illustrate the re-reaction of “exotic” Indian devotions into idiosyncratic forms of American yoga. Those responsible ... More


Women and the Making of Miami’s Heterosexual Culture

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter unearths the queer origins of what became normative heterosexuality by locating fairyland’s distinct promotion of transgressive, white, and predominantly middle-class women’s bodies in ... 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


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