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Lesbian/Gay Studies Reader

Author: Henry Abelove
Publisher: Routledge, 1993.
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Over 40 essays, many already classics, are brought together in this comprehensive multi-disciplinary anthology of critical work in lesbian and gay studies.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Abelove
ISBN: 0415905192 9780415905190
OCLC Number: 60052453
Description: 800 unnumbered pages : 20 illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction User's Guide Part I. Politics of Representation 1. Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality, Gayle S. Rubin 2. Epistemology of the Closet, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick 3. Deviance, Politics, and the Media, Stuart Hall 4. Some Reflections on Separatism and Power, Marilyn Frye 5. Homophobia: Why Bring It Up?, Barbara Smith 6. One is Not Born a Woman, Monique Wittig 7. Silences: "Hispanics," AIDS, and Sexual Practices, Ana Maria Alonso and Maria Teresa Koreck 8. From Nation to Family: Containing African AIDS, Cindy Patton Part II: Spectacular Logic 9. Sexual Indifference and Lesbian Representation, Teresa De Lauretis 10. Eloquence and the Epitaph: Black Nationalism and the Homophobic Impulse in Responses to the Death of Max Robinson, Phillip Brian Harper 11. Television/Feminsm: HeartBeat and Prime Time Lesbiansim, Sasha Torres 12. Commodity Lesbianism, Danae Clark 13. The Spectacle of AIDS, Simon Watney 14. Sontags Urbanity, D.A. Miller 15. "Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water ...", Daniel J. Selden Part III: Subjectivity, Discipline, Resistance 16. Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence, Adrienne Rich 17. Chicano Men: A Cartography of Homosexual Identity and Behavior, Tomas Almaguer 18. Lesbian Identity and Autobiographical Difference[s], Biddy Martin 19. Toward a Butch-Femme Aesthetic, Sue-Ellen Case 20. Imitation and Gender Insubordination, Judith Butler 21. Spare Parts: The Surgical Construction of Gender, Marjorie Garber Part IV: The Uses of the Erotic 22. The Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power, Audre Lorde 23. The Boys in My Bedroom, Douglas Crimp 24. Looking for Trouble, Kobena Mercer 25. Robert Mapplethorpe and the Discipline of Photography, Richard Meyer 26. Freud, Male Homosexuality, and the Americans, Henry Abelove Part V: "The Evidence of Experience" 27. The Evidence of Experience, Joan W. Scott 28. Is There a History of Sexuality?, David M. Halperin 29. "They Wonder to Which Sex I Belong": The Historical Roots of the Modern Lesbian Identity, Martha Vicinus 30. "Lines She Did Not Dare": Angelina Weld Grimke , Harlem Renaissance Poet, Gloria T. Hull 31. Capitalism and Gay Identity, John D'Emilio Part VI: Collective Identities / Dissident Identities 32. Androgynous Males and Deficient Females: Biology and Gender Boundaries in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century China, Charlotte Furth 33. The Bow and the Burden Strap: A New Look at Institutionalized Homosexuality in Native North America, Harriet Whitehead 34. Just One of the Boys: Lesbians in Cherry Grove, 1960-1988, Esther Newton 35. Hijras as Neither Man Nor Woman, Serena Nanda 36. Tearooms and Sympathy or The Epistemology of the Water Closet, Lee Edelman Part VII: Between the Pages 37. Double Consciousness in Sapphos Lyrics, John J. Winkler 38. De-Constructing the Lesbian Body: Cherrie Moraga's Loving in the War Years, Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano 39. When Jack Blinks: Si(gh)ting Gay Desire in Ann Bannon's Beebo Brinker, Michele Aina Barale 40. "It's Not Safe. Not Safe at All": Sexuality in Nella Larsen's Passing,Deborah E. McDowell 41. Different Desires: Subjectivity and Transgression in Wilde and Gide, Jonathan Dollimore 42. The Sonograms of Gertrude Stein, Catharine R. Stimpson Suggestions for Further Reading
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