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The queen of America goes to Washington city : essays on sex and citizenship

Author: Lauren Gail Berlant
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, ©1997.
Series: Series Q.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the need to revitalise public life and political agency in the United States. Delivering a devastating critique of contemporary discourses of American citizenship, this title addresses the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Gail Berlant
ISBN: 0822319241 9780822319245
OCLC Number: 318283705
Description: viii, 308 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments viiIntroduction: The Intimate Public Sphere 11 The Theory of Infantile Citizenship 252 Live Sex Acts (Parental Advisory: Explicit Material) 553 America, "Fat," the Fetus 834 Queer Nationality (written with Elizabeth Freeman) 1455 The Face of America and the State of Emergency 1756 The Queen of America Goes to Washington City: Notes on Diva Citizenship 2217 Outtakes from the Citizenship Museum 247Notes 261Bibliography 289Index 303
Series Title: Series Q.
Responsibility: Lauren Berlant.

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"Berlant offers a trenchant genealogy of the imaginary realm of citizenship, resituating cultural contests over sex, race, and nation as conflicts over the defining fantasies of public life. Few Read more...

 
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