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Useless

Ben Nichols

in Same old: Queer theory, literature and the politics of sameness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526132833
eISBN:
9781526158338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132840.00005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the place of uselessness in the history of queer representation by looking back to the moment of fin-de-siècle aestheticism. Whilst usefulness has been associated rhetorically ... More


Untimely Graces: Gender, Failure, and Sainthood in Lois McMaster Bujold’s Paladin of Souls

Regina Yung Lee

in Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that reading sainthood in Bujold’s novel Paladin of Souls requires forcible recognition of the social constructions of gender, power, and normal life in Chalion, through their ... More


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