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Cruising the library perversities in the organization of knowledge

Author: Melissa Adler
Publisher: New York Fordham University Press ©2017 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Cruising the Library offers a highly innovative analysis of the history of sexuality and categories of sexual perversion through a critical examination of the Library of Congress and its cataloging practices. Taking the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Epistemologies of the Closet as emblematic of the Library's inability to account for sexual difference, Melissa Adler embarks upon a detailed critique of how  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Adler
ISBN: 9780823276363 0823276368 9780823276356 082327635X
OCLC Number: 1007385264
Description: xvii, 223 páginas ilustraciones en blanco y negro 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction : A book is being cataloged --
1. Naming subjects : "paraphilias" --
2. Labeling obscenity : the delta collection --
3. Mapping perversion : HQ71, etc. --
4. Cruising the library : aberrations in the catalog --
5. The trouble with access / Toward reparative taxonomies --
Epilogue : Sadomasochism in the Library
Responsibility: Melissa Adler.

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Cruising the Library examines the ways in which library classifications have organized sexuality and sexual perversion. The author studies the Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification,  Read more...

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