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 idea originated within the early Nineteen Nineties, its insights and modes of research were taken up through students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? trendy participants to the advance of queer reviews provide own reflections at the field’s heritage, accomplishments, capability, and boundaries. they think about the aim of queer thought and the level to which it truly is or isn't really outlined via its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for lots of of the participants, a extensive thought of sexuality is key to queer proposal. while, a few of them warning opposed to developing an all-embracing inspiration of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of that means and assumes the universality of rules built within the North American academy. a few essays remember the political urgency of the overdue Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer thought tasks converged in line with the AIDS obstacle. different items exemplify more moderen developments in queer critique, together with the flip to impact and the debates surrounding the “antisocial thesis,” which affiliates queerness with the repudiation of heteronormative different types of belonging. participants speak about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and ancient periodization. Meditating at the earlier and current of queer reviews, 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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