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Gay Cuban nation

Author: Emilio Bejel
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With Gay Cuban Nation, Emilio Bejel looks at Cuba's markedly homoerotic culture through writings about homosexuality, placing them in the social and political contexts that led up to the Cuban Revolution. By reading against the grain of a wide variety of novels, short stories, autobiographies, newspaper articles, and films, he maps out a fascinating argument about the way in which nationalism and other institutions  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emilio Bejel
ISBN: 0226041735 9780226041735 0226041743 9780226041742
OCLC Number: 45438399
Description: xxiv, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I: The building of a condemnation. 1: An apostolic paradox. Colonizing the effeminate man ; The specter of the manly woman --
2: The positivist production of the pederast --
pt. II: New spaces and new subjectivities. 3: The feminist, the garzona, and the gay man. Life decrees ; In the night of the world --
4: Another positivist (trans)formation --
5: A prison-house of womanless men --
pt. III: Revolutionary normativities and their effects --
6: Creative redemption in a providential teleology --
7: A queer response to postmodern simulation --
8: The (auto)biography of a furious dissident --
9: Attempting a difficult rectification --
10: (Un)veiling machismo. The masks of mascaras ; The search for an elided voice ; Writing lesbian desire --
11: Gender trouble in the land of the butterflies --
12: Crossing gender and national boundaries. Dissemination, consumerism, and new stereotypes ; Nostalgia for the new home ; An aesthetics of destabilization.
Responsibility: Emilio Bejel.
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Emilio Bejel looks at Cuba's homoerotic culture through writings about homosexuality, placing them in the social and political contexts that led up to the Cuban revolution. The text maps out the way  Read more...

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