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History, Narrative, and Sexual Identity: Gay Liberation and Postwar Movements for Sexual Freedom in the United States

Benjamin Shepard

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews competing narratives of queer sexuality during the postwar years. It begins with the intermingling Cold War red and lavender scares over communism and sexual perversion, ... More


Queer Sexuality, AIDS and Loss

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the engagement of Patrice Chéreau's film Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train with non-sanctioned arrangements for loving in the time of AIDS, and its effects on representations ... More


Oscar Wilde and the Greatest Mystery of Modern Literature: Aesthetics, Affect, and Value

Patrick R. Mullen

in The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter shows how Oscar Wilde sets in motion the discourses of sexuality, debates about aesthetic and economic value, and theorization of history that the study engages. In particular it reads ... More


Literature’s Historical Acts

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter argues that literature thought of as regionalist—works by Rose Terry Cooke, Mary Wilkins Freeman, and Sarah Orne Jewett—was self-consciously historiographical. These writers, in their ... More


The Adventures of a Sex

Luciana Parisi

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that notions of relational ontologies developed in the context of posthuman theories of performativity are not abstract enough to engage with the experiential adventures of a ... More


Tropes of yearning and dissent: the inflection of desire in Yvonne Vera and Tsitsi Dangarembga1

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter extends the discussion of the interrelationship of gender and nation into an area rarely mentioned if not taboo in discourses both colonial and post-colonial, namely, the same-sex desire ... More


Queers and Democracy: The Misremembering of the Queer Past

Anita Kurimay

in Queer Budapest, 1873-1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226705651
eISBN:
9780226705828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705828.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The chapter turns to the effects of the historical silencing of homosexuality – the widespread belief in Hungary that homosexuality had never before existed in the country. It considers the reasons ... More


Introduction: Roadmap to Someone

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction describes Someone’s structure and explains the term misfit sexuality in relation to common understandings of the term queer. Sexual misfits experience frustration in relation to ... More


Singularity and Uncertainty: Draupadi

Sarah Pinto

in The Doctor and Mrs. A.: Ethics and Counter-Ethics in an Indian Dream Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286676
eISBN:
9780823288892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286676.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Mrs. A.’s reflections on her daydream of “Hindu Socialism” continually returned to the conditions of marriage and her life as a privileged but unhappy Hindu wife. The eldest daughter in a progressive ... More


Numbers, Sex, Power: Age and Sexual Consent

Joseph J. Fischel

in Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter 3 proposes reforms to age of consent laws via the principle of sexual autonomy. Conceptually, sexual autonomy envisions young people as volitional but vulnerable. Practically, sexual autonomy ... More


Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Katherine McFarland Bruce

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Pride Parades tells the story of Pride in two parts. In Part I, the author explores how gays and lesbians established the event in the early 1970s as a parade to affirm gay identities. Situating this ... 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


Dialectic of Contact: The Organ/ization and the Nests

Laura Harris

in Experiments in Exile: C. L. R. James, Helio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279784
eISBN:
9780823281480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279784.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter I examine James’s and Oiticica’s entries into the U.S. and their attempts to situate themselves there. Cut off from the contact they had once had with this aesthetic sociality, ... More


Christians and Adversaries in the Evolving Norton Anthology of English Literature: Old-Time Religion and the New Academic Market

Wayne Glausser

in Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines fifty years of evolving annotations in the influential Norton Anthology of English Literature. As editors provide information about canonical works that aim to present Christian ... More


Into Life: The Humanism of the Exodus: Parashat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17–17:16)

Jay Michaelson

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter argues that the reading of Parashat Beshalach of Exodus represents one's transition from slavery to liberty and upholds the value of life. However, Western religious fundamentalists ... More


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