4 edition of Queer Theory (Readers in Cultural Criticism) found in the catalog.
December 23, 2004
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
|Contributions||Iain Morland (Editor), Annabelle Willox (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
Queer theory, in part, is a reaction to a school of s feminism that believed each sex comes with its own essential characteristics. You know, girls are calm and thoughtful, while boys are spontaneous and passionate, that sort of thing. In Queer Theory: An Introduction, Annamarie Jagose provides a clear and concise explanation of queer theory, tracing it as part of an intriguing history of same-sex love over the last century, from mid-century homophile movements to gay liberation, the women's movement and lesbian feminism, to the re-appropriation of the term "queer".1/5(1).
Apr 15, · Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations is a groundbreaking collection that brings together leading scholars in contemporary legal theory. The volume explores, at times contentiously, convergences and departures among a variety of feminist and queer political johnsonout.com Edition: 1st Edition. Jun 01, · What exactly is queer theory? Queer theory is hard to define! Tiina Rosenberg, queer scientist and Associate Professor in Theater Studies at Stockholm University writes: [Our translation] In short, queer theory shifts gender discrimination from being about the exclusion of women by patriarchy to the exclusion of non-heterosexual by heterosexual norms.
In offering an updated reflection on the present tensions that queer theory must negotiate, as well as its unfolding future(s), Queer Theory Now is an ideal resource for anyone starting out on their queer theory journey; for students who want to get a grasp of the basic concepts, for teachers looking for a textbook for their queer theory course. Coming from behind (derrière)—how else to describe a volume called “Derrida and Queer Theory”? — as if arriving late to the party, or, indeed, after the party is already over. After all, we already have Deleuze and Queer Theory and, of course, Saint Foucault.
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Queer theory is a field of critical theory that emerged in the early s out of the fields of queer studies and women's studies.
Queer theory includes both queer readings of texts and the theorization of 'queerness' itself. [clarify] Heavily influenced by the work of Lauren Berlant, Leo Bersani, Judith Butler, Lee Edelman, Jack Halberstam, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, queer theory builds both.
This is a short but dense book that deals with the nebulous and elusive critical mode known as queer theory. From the beginning Jagose makes the point that attempting to pin an exact definition to queer theory would be destructive since a large part of the appeal of queer theory is /5.
This book was amazing. The author did such an amazing job at explaining Butler's Queer Theory and of providing us with the history of all the concepts relating to it that I felt like I had learned so much after I had finished the book!Cited by: I doubt the book is intended for more advanced scholars.
My main take-aways were that queer theory abhors binaries, queer theory doesn’t hold much with essences, and queer theory is rather ill-defined and kind of a mash-up, probably containing the seeds of its own johnsonout.com by: Much of the work in gender studies and queer theory, while influenced by feminist criticism, emerges from post-structural interest in fragmented, de-centered knowledge building (Nietzsche, Derrida, Foucault), language (the breakdown of sign-signifier), and psychoanalysis (Lacan).
Queer Theory: A Rough Introduction. Queer theory’s origin is hard to clearly define, since it came from multiple critical and cultural contexts, including feminism, post-structuralist theory, radical movements of people of color, the gay and lesbian movements, AIDS activism, many sexual subcultural practices such as sadomasochism, and johnsonout.com: Literatures and Languages Library.
Discover librarian-selected research resources on Queer Theory from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.
Home» Browse» Literature» Literary Theory» Queer Theory. Queer theory is a field of University of California, Santa Cruz in and a special issue of Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies she edited based on that conference. Queer theory focuses on "mismatches" between sex, gender and desire.
Queer has been associated most prominently with bisexual, lesbian and gay subjects, but its analytic framework also includes such topics as.
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (; second edition ) is a book by the philosopher Judith Butler, in which the author argues that gender is a kind of improvised performance. The work is influential in feminism, women's studies, and lesbian and gay studies, and has also enjoyed widespread popularity outside of traditional academic johnsonout.com: Judith Butler.
One of the key questions for the book, and for any reader of this book, is what counts as evidence for a theory of queer identity long before the rise of “queer theory” in the later 20th. Both disability studies and queer theory are centrally concerned with how bodies, pleasures, and identities are represented as ‘normal’ or as abject, but Crip Theory is the first book to analyze thoroughly the ways in which these interdisciplinary fields inform each other.
Drawing on feminist theory, African American and Latino/a cultural Author: Christina Orlando. Contributing to queer theory’s emergence is the differentiation between sex and gender made by feminist thinkers, including Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray.
Aug 01, · This rethinking of biopolitics puts critical political theory of empire in dialogue with the insights of both native studies and queer theory.
Building on queer theory’s refusal of sanctity, propriety, and moralisms of all sorts, Schotten ultimately contends that the answer to Bush’s ultimatum is clear: dissidents must reject the false. Jan 17, · Queer theory, which Ms. Sedgwick developed along with Judith Butler, a professor at the University of California, Berkley, is a prism through which scholars examine literary texts.
Nov 14, · “Overall the book achieves its aim most efficiently and pleasurably, serving as an introduction to the academic world of Queer Theory” Queer: A Graphic History is a lucid little book that manages despite or because of its light-hearted format to provide clarity on the varied, sometimes contradictory, and still evolving meanings of the term queer, which can be used as a verb or a johnsonout.com: Dr.
Meg-John Barker. "Overall Queer Theory: The French Response is an important addition to both queer theory and political theory for its examination of how cultural fantasies shape theory as it travels. The arguments advanced in the book will be useful to scholars of contemporary politics.
Dec 06, · In this searing polemic, Lee Edelman outlines a radically uncompromising new ethics of queer theory. His main target is the all-pervasive figure of the child, which he reads as the linchpin of our universal politics of “reproductive futurism.” Edelman argues that the child, Brand: Duke University Press Books.
The book's transnational focus only adds to its originality and value."--Corie Hammers, Macalester College "Feminist and Queer Theory moves past the assumptions of a U.S. lens, integrates queer bodies and queer frameworks for theorizing gender, and confronts the legacy of the two-gender binary and reorganizes that historical framework.
This is. Queer theory is an indispensable tool for researchers asking questions about the roles of power, discourse, and knowledge in the development and sustenance of structural forms of domination Author: Patrick Grzanka.
LGBT Book Club Queer Theory Gay and Lesbian Friends LGBT Social Group Readers Reading Lesbian Friends Gay Professionals Lesbian Social Networking Lesbian Gay trans Trans/Gender Queer, queer and queer friendly peeps LGBTQ. Queer people have always existed, but our existence has been covered up and buried.
It can feel like we have no history, which is alienating. All Out is a much-needed book, because it locates queer people (teens in particular) through time. It is also optimistic historical fiction.Yet queer is a category still in the process of formation.
In Queer Theory, Annamarie Jagose provides a clear and concise explanation of queer theory, tracing it as part of an intriguing history of same-sex love over the last century/5(17).Dec 01, · The publication of Queer Theory and the Jewish Question is reason to get excited [it] juggles theoretical concerns with popular culture and never condescends.
But more than that, the book makes reading serious essays about homosexuality fun again.