The Queer Turn in Feminism
Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: Fordham University Press
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... A c k n o w l e d g m e n t s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii1 Parabasis (Before the Act) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1Diff erence in Translation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167Works Cited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211...
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I was able to begin writing this book thanks to the one- semester research leave granted me by the Langue et Litt?rature Fran?aises section of the Con-seil National des Universit?s in 2009; I would like to express my gratitude to the members serving on the Conseil at that time. Th e Institut National des Sciences Humaines et Sociales of the Centre National de la Recherche Scien-...
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...?But aft er all, who is interested, today, in sexual diff erence, gender roles and hierarchies, or even sexualities, in the United States of America? or, to be more precise, in ?theoretical America?? In her most recent work, at least the work she has been producing in the United States and for an American public, hasn?t Judith Butler moved away from the divided fi eld of feminist ...
QUEENS AND QUEERS: THE THEATEROF GENDER IN “AMERICA”
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A character has recently appeared on the French media scene.? ?She? calls herself ?Wendy Delorme.? Wendy Delorme is a ?woman of the stage? (as we would once have spoken of a ?man of letters?) of a new type, at least in France. She describes herself as a performeuse.? In her ?one- woman shows,? produced in geo graph i cal proximity to the steamy peep shows of Pigalle, ...
PARADOXES OF VISIBILITY IN / ANDCONTEMPORARY IDENTITY POLITICS
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...?Feminism as I know it is re sis tance to invisibility and silencing,? observes the American scholar Karlene Faith in a 1994 article titled ?Re sis tance: Th e statement is hardly original; in its apparent generality, it could be applied today to any form of re sis tance to oppression and discrimination, One can certainly agree that women have been made invisible in his-...
4THE ENDS OF AN IDIOM, OR SEXUALDIFFERENCE IN TRANSLATION
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In a 1994 interview titled ?Sexual Traffi c,?? Judith Butler questioned Gayle Rubin about the po liti cal and theoretical reasoning that had led her to drop the paradigm of gender in favor of a theory and politics of sex. Rubin re-I was trying to deal with issues of sexual diff erence and sexual variety. And when I use ?sexual diff erence? I realize from reading your paper ...
5ROXANA’S LEGACY: FEMINISMAND CAPITALISM IN THE WEST
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Feminist theory was constituted almost immediately as a fi eld of crisis and in crisis. For the crisis in feminist theory coincided almost exactly with its rise to prominence. In their introduction to Confl icts in Feminism, a volume published in 1990 that recapitulates ten years of theoretical and po liti cal quarrels in American academic feminism, Marianne Hirsch and Evelyn ...
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...1. Janet Halley and Andrew Parker, eds., ?Aft er Sex? Writing Aft er Queer Th eory,? special issue, South Atlantic Quarterly 106 (Summer 2007). Th e title of the special issue obviously plays on the confusion between two meanings of the word ?sex? in En glish, with a reference both to the decrease in excitement that follows sexual intercourse and to the wholly ?theoretical? question of what can be thought ...
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Abelove, Henry, Mich?le Aina Barale, and David M. Halperin, eds. Th e Lesbian Alcoff , Linda. Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self. New York: Oxford Uni-Aldrich, Ann. We Walk Alone. New York: Feminist Press at the City University of Astell, Mary. Some Refl ections upon Marriage. London: John Nutt, 1700.Austin, J. L. How to Do Th ings with Words: Th e William James Lectures delivered at ...
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Roberto Esposito, Terms of the Po liti cal: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics. Translated by Rhiannon Noel Welch. Introduction by Vanessa Lemm.Maurizio Ferraris, Documentality: Why It Is Necessary to Leave Traces. Dimitris Vardoulakis, Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustifi cation Anne Emmanuelle Berger, Th e Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, ...
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Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Commonalities