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Queering transcultural encounters : bodies, image, and Frenchness in Latin America and North Africa

Author: Luis Navarro-Ayala
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] ©2019
Series: Palgrave studies in globalization and embodiment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a highly original and interdisciplinary work bridging French and Francophone studies, cultural studies, media studies, and gender and sexuality studies, Luis Navarro-Ayala examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Navarro-Ayala
ISBN: 3319923145 9783319923147
OCLC Number: 1032575374
Description: xiv, 186 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: Theorizing Transcultural Queer Bodies and Their Appropriation of Frenchness --
Orientalism and Indigenism in the Francophone Context --
Judith Butler's "Performativity": Identity, Parody, and Subversion --
Queer Studies and Social Theory --
Transculturation --
Homosexual Tourism --
References --
pt. I Frenchness in the Latin American Imaginary --
2. Frenchness: Boundary Figures and Figuring Boundaries in Alfonso Hernandez-Cata's El angel de Sodoma --
Lotman's Semiospheric Boundary --
Center Vis-a-Vis Periphery --
Center: Self-Description and Metalanguage --
Moving Beyond the Binary System: Multiplicity and Membrane-Like Behavior --
The Hispano-Cuban Context: Alfonso Hernandez-Cata's El angel de Sodoma --
The Velez-Gomara House in the Lotmanian Multilevel System --
Center/Periphery --
Periphery --
Multilevel Boundary System --
Private and Public Spaces --
From Public to Private Space --
Inside National Culture --
Outside the National Paradigm --
Outside of National Culture (Final Stage) --
Frenchness in the Latin American Imaginary --
Hispana-Cuban Context --
Conclusion --
References --
3. A Tango Performance: Inverts and Flowers in the Garconniere in Buenos Aires --
Jose Gonzalez Castillo's Los Invertidos --
Dr. Florez's House: The Private Becomes Public --
Dr. Florez's House: The Public Becomes Private --
The Garconniere: The Private Becomes Public --
Class Struggle in Los Invertidos --
Anarchist Beliefs and a Drama of Ideas --
Dr. Florez as a Boundary Figure --
Frenchness in the Argentinean Context --
Conclusion --
References --
pt. II Exoticization of Brown Bodies: Strategic Confusion in North Africa --
4. Travels in North Africa: Orientalism or Frenchness? --
Beyond Survival? Agency Development --
Homosexual Tourism in the French Literary Tradition --
Dehumanization of Arab Boys --
Biskra: A Gift Exchange Culture? --
Public Space --
Sexual Tourism as a Cross-Cultural Encounter: When His Body Makes the Money --
Conclusion --
References --
5. Moroccan Boys: Points of Resistance in Homosexual Tourism --
Male Charms for Hire: The "Metier" of Paid Sex Tourist Guide --
Climbing the Global Economic Ladder Through Good Looks --
From Strategic Confusion to Bodily Liberation: Agency in Youssr --
Noudmane and Pierre: Sexual Tourism or Romance? --
Pierre's Organ and Nouamane's Desire: Gifts Never Given --
Sexual Mimicry: Emphatically Not to Be French --
Thwarted Material Ambition: (Homo)Sexual Agency in Noudmane --
Conclusion --
References --
pt. III Transcultural Information Media and Technology in Morocco --
6. Rachid O.'s Homosexual Awakening: The Allegorical Representation of the Blond-Haired, Blue-Eyed French Boy --
Intimacy in Cultural Context --
Lalla's Sharing Love: Noe --
In Lalla's Closet: Rachid's Postcolonial and Homosexual Agencies --
Venturing Out: The Moroccan Streets and French T.V. --
Conclusion --
References --
7. Interracial Attraction: Male Bodies on Television and in the Soccer Field --
Craving Hot Chocolate: Rachid's Homosexual Subject Formation --
Rachid's Appropriation of Queer Space --
Rachid's Strategic Ingenuity --
Homosexual Affect in the Male Hegemonic Space of Sports --
Conclusion --
References --
8. Conclusion: Frenchness as a New Transcultural Identification --
References.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in globalization and embodiment.
Other Titles: Bodies, image, and Frenchness in Latin America and North Africa
Responsibility: Luis Navarro-Ayala.

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