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Impossible desires : queer diasporas and South Asian public cultures

Author: Gayatri Gopinath
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: Perverse modernities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Duke backfile.
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Argues for the uses of queer, feminist transnational theory in order to understanding South Asian and South Asian diasporic identities and cultural production.
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Gopinath, Gayatri, 1969-
Impossible desires.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004027163
(OCoLC)57043929
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gayatri Gopinath
ISBN: 9780822386537 0822386534
OCLC Number: 607834221
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 247 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Impossible desires : an introduction --
Communities of sound : queering South Asian popular music in the diaspora --
Surviving Naipaul : housing masculinity in A house for Mr. Biswas, Surviving Sabu, and East is east --
Bollywood/Hollywood : queer cinematic representation and the perils of translation --
Local sites/global contexts : the transnational trajectories of fire and "The quilt" --
Nostalgia, desire, diaspora : funny boy and cereus blooms at night --
Epilogue: queer homes in diaspora.
Series Title: Perverse modernities.
Responsibility: Gayatri Gopinath.
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