Homos

Homos

by Leo Bersani
     
 

Acclaimed for his intricate, incisive, and often controversial explorations of art, literature, and society, Leo Bersani now addresses homosexuality in modern culture. In his chapters on contemporary queer theory, on Foucault and psychoanalysis, on the politics of sadomasochism, and on the image of "the gay outlaw" in works by Gide, Proust, and Genet, Bersani raises… See more details below

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Acclaimed for his intricate, incisive, and often controversial explorations of art, literature, and society, Leo Bersani now addresses homosexuality in modern culture. In his chapters on contemporary queer theory, on Foucault and psychoanalysis, on the politics of sadomasochism, and on the image of "the gay outlaw" in works by Gide, Proust, and Genet, Bersani raises the exciting possibility that same-sex desire by its very nature can disrupt oppressive social orders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674406209
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
0.50(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: "We"

1. The Gay Presence

2. The Gay Absence

3. The Gay Daddy

4. The Gay Outlaw

Notes

Index

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