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191 Notes Notes to the Introduction 1. This brief biographical sketch of Bloch draws heavily on Vincent Geoghegan ’s excellent Ernst Bloch (New York: Routledge, 1996). Although Cruising Utopia employs some of Bloch’s critical thinking, it nonetheless does not pretend to anything like a comprehensive introduction to Blochian theory. Indeed that book has already been written, and it is Geoghegan’s. 2. Ernst Bloch, The Principle of Hope, 3 vols., trans. Neville Plaice, Stephen Plaice, and Paul Knight (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995). 3. Ibid. 4. Ibid., 1:146. 5. Ernst Bloch, Literary Essays, trans. Andrew Joron and others (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998), 341. 6. Giorgio Agamben, Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy, ed. and trans. Daniel Heller-Roazen (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999). 7. Ibid., 178–181. 8. Jill Dolan, Utopia in Performance: Finding Hope at the Theater (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005). 9. Gavin Butt, Just between You and Me: Queer Disclosures in the New York Art World, 1948–1963 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005). 10. Jennifer Doyle, Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006). 11. Fred Moten, In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003). 12. See Ernst Bloch, The Utopian Function of Art and Literature: Selected Essays, trans. Jack Zipes and Frank Mecklenburg (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988), esp. 18–70. 13. Ibid. 14. Bloch, Literary Essays, 340. 15. Bloch, Utopian Function of Art, 71–77. 16. Frank O’Hara, “Having a Coke with You,” in The Collected Poems of Frank O’Hara, ed. Donald Allen (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995), 360. 17. Bloch, Principle of Hope, 339. 18. Bloch, Utopian Function of Art, 78–102. 19. Ibid. 192 Notes to the Introduction 20. Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975), 100. 21. Agamben, Potentialities, 178–181. 22. Bloch, Literary Essays, 339–344. 23. J. L. Austin, How to Do Things with Words (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962). 24. Jean-Luc Nancy, Being Singular Plural (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000). 25. Leo Bersani, Homos (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995). 26. Lee Edelman, No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004). 27. Lee Edelman, Homographesis: Essays in Literary and Cultural Theory (New York: Routledge, 1994). 28. Bloch, Principle of Hope, 144–178. 29. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003). 30. Ibid. 31. Ibid. 32. Paolo Virno, Multitude: Between Innovation and Negation, trans. Isabella Bertoletti, James Cascaito, and Andrea Casson (New York: Semiotext(e), 2008), esp. 9–66. 33. Ibid., 18. 34. Shoshana Felman, The Scandal of the Speaking Body: Don Juan with J. L. Austin, or Seduction in Two Languages, trans. Catherine Porter (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2003), 104. 35. Eileen Myles, Chelsea Girls (New York: Black Sparrow, 1994), 274. 36. Fredric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions (New York: Verso, 2005). 37. Here I am thinking of Delany’s novel The Mad Man (New York: Kasak Books/Masquerade Books, 1994). 38. Samuel R. Delany, Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (New York: New York University Press, 1999). Delaney’s paradigm is carefully interrogated by Ricardo Montez, in “‘Trade’ Marks: LA2, Keith Haring, and a Queer Economy of Collaboration,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 12, no. 3 (2006): 425–440. 39. Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage, 1980), 15–50. Although Foucault’s innovation is undeniable, the work of many historians of sexuality who have written in his wake has become rote. 40. Judith Halberstam, In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives (New York: New York University Press, 2005); Carla Freccero, Queer/ Early/Modern (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005); Elizabeth Freeman, Notes to Chapter 1 193 “Packing History, Count(Er)Ing Generations,” New Literary History 31 (2000): 727–744; Elizabeth Freeman, “Time Binds, or, Erotohistoriography,” Social Text 84–85 (2005): 57–68; Carolyn Dinshaw, Getting Medieval: Sexualities and Communities , Pre- and Postmodern (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999); Gayatri Gopinath, Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005); and Dolan, Utopia in Performance. 41. For an example of this queer-of-color critique, see the special issue of the journal Social Text that...


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