Queer Theory and the Jewish Question / Edition 1

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question / Edition 1

by Daniel Boyarin
     
 

With important essays by such well-known figures in queer studies and gender studies as Judith Butler, Daniel Boyarin, Marjorie Garber, Michael Moon, and Eve Sedgwick, this book is not so much interested in revealing--outing--"queer Jews" as it is in exploring the complex social arrangements and processes through which modern Jewish and homosexual identities

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With important essays by such well-known figures in queer studies and gender studies as Judith Butler, Daniel Boyarin, Marjorie Garber, Michael Moon, and Eve Sedgwick, this book is not so much interested in revealing--outing--"queer Jews" as it is in exploring the complex social arrangements and processes through which modern Jewish and homosexual identities emerged as traces of each other during the last two hundred years.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231113755
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2003
Series:
Between Men~Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Strange Bedfellows: An Introduction, by Daniel Boyarin, Daniel Itzkovitz, and Ann PellegriniFrom Vested Interests, by Marjorie GarberFrom Epistemology of the Closet, by Eve Kosofsky SedgwickQueers Are Like Jews, Aren't They? Analogy and Alliance Politics, by Janet R. JakobsenFreud, Blüher, and the Secessio Inversa: Männerbünde, Homosexuality, and Freud's Theory of Cultural Formation, by Jay GellerJew Boys, Queer Boys: Rhetorics of Antisemitism and Homophobia in the Trial of Nathan "Babe'' Leopold Jr. and Richard "Dickie'' Loeb, by Paul B. FranklinViva la Diva Citizenship: Post-Zionism and Gay Rights, by Alisa SolomonHomophobia and the Postcoloniality of the "Jewish Science', by Daniel BoyarinMessianism, Machismo, and "Marranism'': The Case of Abraham Miguel Cardoso, by Bruce RosenstockThe Ghost of Queer Loves Past: Ansky's "Dybbuk'' and the Sexual Transformation of Ashkenaz, by Naomi SeidmanBarbra's "Funny Girl'' Body, by Stacy WolfTragedy and Trash: Yiddish Theater and Queer Theater, Henry James, Charles Ludlam, Ethyl Eichelberger, by Michael MoonYou Go, Figure; or, The Rape of a Trope in the "Prioress's Tale', by Jacob PressDickens's Queer "Jew'' and Anglo-Christian Identity Politics: The Contradictions of Victorian Family Values, by David A. H. HirschComing Out of the Jewish Closet with Marcel Proust, by Jonathan FreedmanQueer Margins: Cocteau, La Belle et la béte, and the Jewish Difference, by Daniel FischlinReflections on Germany, by Judith Butler

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