Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet's After Sex?: On Writing since Queer Theory (Series Q) PDF

By Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet Halley,Andrew Parker

Since queer concept originated within the early Nineties, its insights and modes of research were taken up via students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? sought after individuals to the advance of queer reviews supply own reflections at the field’s historical past, accomplishments, power, and barriers. they think about the aim of queer conception and the level to which it really is or isn't really outlined through its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for plenty of of the individuals, a vast concept of sexuality is vital to queer suggestion. even as, a few of them warning opposed to growing an all-embracing suggestion of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of which means and assumes the universality of rules built within the North American academy. a few essays bear in mind the political urgency of the overdue Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer idea tasks converged based on the AIDS hindrance. different items exemplify newer tendencies in queer critique, together with the flip to impact and the debates surrounding the “antisocial thesis,” which affiliates queerness with the repudiation of heteronormative types of belonging. participants talk about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and old periodization. Meditating at the earlier and current of queer stories, After Sex? illuminates its future.

Contributors. Lauren Berlant, Leo Bersani, Michael Cobb, Ann Cvetkovich, Lee Edelman, Richard Thompson Ford, Carla Freccero, Elizabeth Freeman, Jonathan Goldberg, Janet Halley, Neville Hoad, Joseph Litvak, Heather Love, Michael Lucey, Michael Moon, José Esteban Muñoz, Jeff Nunokawa, Andrew Parker, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Richard Rambuss, Erica Rand, Bethany Schneider, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Kate Thomas

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