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No future : queer theory and the death drive

No future : queer theory and the death drive

Author: Lee Edelman
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
Series: Series Q.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this searing polemic, Lee Edelman outlines a radically uncompromising new ethics of queer theory. His main target is the all-pervasive figure of the child, which he reads as the linchpin of our universal politics of "reproductive futurism." Edelman argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edelman, Lee, 1953-
No future.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Edelman
ISBN: 0822333597 9780822333593 0822333694 9780822333692 9780822385981 0822385988
OCLC Number: 54952928
Description: x, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The future is kid stuff --
Sinthomosexuality --
Compassion's compulsion --
No future.
Series Title: Series Q.
Responsibility: Lee Edelman.
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