skip to content
Against the closet : black political longing and the erotics of race Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Against the closet : black political longing and the erotics of race

Author: Aliyyah I Abdur-Rahman
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman argues that from the mid-nineteenth century through the twentieth, black writers used depictions of transgressive sexuality to express African Americans' longings for  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aliyyah I Abdur-Rahman
ISBN: 9780822352242 0822352249 9780822352419 0822352419
OCLC Number: 818317167
Description: xi, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Against the closet : racial identity and the bodily basis/biases of sexual identity --
"The strangest freaks of despotism": queer sexuality in antebellum African American slave narratives --
Iconographies of gang-rape, or, black enfranchisement, white disavowal, and the (homo)erotics of lynching --
Desire and treason in mid-twentieth century political protest fiction --
Recovering the little black girl : incest and black American textuality --
Conclusion. In memoriam : Michael Jackson, 1958-2009.
Responsibility: Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Against the Closet is an important and much-needed book, a significant contribution to African American literature, cultural studies, sexuality studies, and critical race theory. Aliyyah I. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/818317167> # Against the closet : black political longing and the erotics of race
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "818317167" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1184818946#Place/durham_n_c> ; # Durham N.C.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ncu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1184818946#Topic/african_americans_sexual_behavior> ; # African Americans--Sexual behavior
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966892> ; # Identity (Psychology)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799666> ; # African Americans--Race identity
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799697> ; # African Americans--Sexual behavior
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1086509> ; # Race relations
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1739572> ; # Queer theory
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001973> ; # African Americans--Race identity
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1184818946#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.896073/e23/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/221052968> ; # Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Introduction. Against the closet : racial identity and the bodily basis/biases of sexual identity -- "The strangest freaks of despotism": queer sexuality in antebellum African American slave narratives -- Iconographies of gang-rape, or, black enfranchisement, white disavowal, and the (homo)erotics of lynching -- Desire and treason in mid-twentieth century political protest fiction -- Recovering the little black girl : incest and black American textuality -- Conclusion. In memoriam : Michael Jackson, 1958-2009."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1184818946> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Against the closet : black political longing and the erotics of race"@en ;
   schema:productID "818317167" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/818317167#PublicationEvent/durham_n_c_duke_university_press_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1184818946#Agent/duke_university_press> ; # Duke University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780822352419> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780822352242> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/818317167> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1184818946#Agent/duke_university_press> # Duke University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Duke University Press" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001973> # African Americans--Race identity
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Race identity"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1086509> # Race relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Race relations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1739572> # Queer theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Queer theory"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799666> # African Americans--Race identity
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Race identity"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799697> # African Americans--Sexual behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Sexual behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966892> # Identity (Psychology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Identity (Psychology)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/221052968> # Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Abdur-Rahman" ;
   schema:givenName "Aliyyah I." ;
   schema:name "Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780822352242>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0822352249" ;
   schema:isbn "9780822352242" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780822352419>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0822352419" ;
   schema:isbn "9780822352419" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.