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First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Peter A. Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s pioneering study of an Asian gay ... More


Abandoning the Past: Effacing History and Confronting Silence

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter pierces the existing scholarly silence around Hoyt Fuller’s sexuality by exploring how sexual politics shaped both the life and afterlife of the editor. It maps the ways that silences ... More


Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary

Carrie Noland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226541105
eISBN:
9780226541389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226541389.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this book, I treat what I believe to be Cunningham’s greatest preoccupation: not chance but rather inevitability, not chilling neutrality but rather the heat of human bonds. Instead of focusing ... More


Queer, Republican France, and Its Euro-American “Others”

Lucille Cairns

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on a key text by the French pioneer of queer studies, Marie-Hélène Bourcier: Sexpolitiques: Queer Zones 2 (2005). Bourcier analyses the role of one central European institution, ... More


After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Bryce Lease

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This monograph takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After ... More


Un-homing Asian American Studies: Refusals and the Politics of Commitment

Anita Mannur

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Conversant with the previous chapter’s emphasis on the corporate, neoliberal university, Chapter 5 meditates on the ways in which Asian American studies is often diluted at the curricular and ... More


The Gods Know How to Run This World

Jorge García-Robles

in The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680627
eISBN:
9781452948805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680627.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This is an maginative and riveting account of Burroughs’s formative experiences in Mexico, his fascination with Mexico City’s demimonde, his acquaintances and friendships there, and his contradictory ... More


What’s Queer about Remy, Ratatouille, and French Cuisine?

Laure Murat

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Ratatouille (2007), the story of Remy, a rat who becomes a chef. This spectacular animated movie could be read as a coming-out story, where the rat embodies the symbolic ... More


When Revolution Is Not Enough: Tracing the Limits of Black Radicalism in Dionne Brand’s Chronicles of the Hostile Sun and In Another Place, Not Here

Laurie R. Lambert

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes Dionne Brand’s poetry collection, Chronicles of the Hostile Sun (1984), and her novel In Another Place, Not Here (1996). While Chronicles pinpoints the misrepresentation of the ... More


The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

Jorge García-Robles

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680627
eISBN:
9781452948805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680627.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

First published in Mexico in 1995 as La bala perdida, The Stray Bullet presents a thorough and compelling account of William S Burroughs’ Mexico experience. Author Jorge García-Robles makes a ... More


Introduction Maurice through Time

Emma Sutton and Tsung-Han Tsai

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction provides the biographical, literary and critical contexts for the book. It explores how previous criticism’s concentration on the novel’s portrayal of homosexuality has not only ... More


The touch of reading in Hollinghurst’s early prose

Angus Brown

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Before publishing The Swimming-Pool Library in 1988, the most substantial piece of writing that Alan Hollinghurst had completed was his 1977 Oxford M.Litt thesis. This early academic work is marked ... More


Girlfriends, Boyfriends, and Bright Young Things

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter explores Cunard’s circle of bohemian friends as it gives an analysis of women’s independence and the identification of that independence with lesbian sexuality. The chapter also examines ... More


The Space–Time Continuum of the ‘Dangerous’ Body: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Securityscapes in Kyrgyzstan

Nina Bagdasarova

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From the perspective of large parts of Kyrgyz society, 'non-traditional' relations do not only pertain to ethnically mixed couples but equally to same-sex partnerships. This chapter takes a look at ... More


The Black Diaries: Sex, race and empire in The Dream of the Celt, The Swimming-Pool Library and The Lost World

Alison Garden

in The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621815
eISBN:
9781800341678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621815.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter explores Casement’s Black Diaries, and their reception, through a discussion of three novels: Conan Doyle’s The Lost World (1912), Alan Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) and ... More


The Road to Hell

Jorge García-Robles

in The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680627
eISBN:
9781452948805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680627.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The first part of this biography describes Burroughs’s identity as a self-destructive young man, still uncertain about being a writer, and having just graduated from Harvard and keeping literary and ... More


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