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The ethics of opting out : queer theory's defiant subjects

Author: Mari Ruti
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The role of subjectivity, defiance, agency, and affect theory in contemporary queer theory


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Ruti
ISBN: 9780231180900 023118090X 9780231180917 0231180918
OCLC Number: 999363264
Description: 264 pages
Contents: Author's Note Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Queer Theory and the Ethics of Opting Out 2. From Butlerian Reiteration to Lacanian Defiance 3. Why There Is Always a Future in the Future 4. Beyond the Antisocial-Social Divide 5. The Uses and Misuses of Bad Feelings Conclusion: A Dialogue on Silence with Jordan Mulder References Index
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The Ethics of Opting Out grapples with the debates about utopia and negativity that have engaged queer critics for over a decade. Rather than simply taking sides, Mari Ruti works through the Read more...

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