Negotiating Sexual Idioms: Image, Text, Performance

Negotiating Sexual Idioms: Image, Text, Performance

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042024915
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries Series , #53
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Marie-Luise Kohlke is a contemporary literature specialist in neo-Victorian fiction and trauma narratives at Swansea University, Wales, and the General and Founding Editor of the peer-reviewed Neo-Victorian Studies e-Journal.
Luisa Orza is a writer and researcher in sexual and reproductive rights, with a special interest in power relations, gender, and the dynamics of negotiated dominance and submission.

Table of Contents

Marie-Luise KOHLKE and Luisa ORZA: Introduction: The Intricacies of Sexual Idioms
PART I Desiring Subjects and Sexual Others
Ilana SHILOH: Spiritual Carnality: Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves and Flannery O’Connor’s “A Temple of the Holy Ghost”
Tahseen BÉA: Is My Yearning for You Sexual or Spiritual? Cultivating the Divine between Us
Jan Peterson RODDY: Country-Queer: Reading & Rewriting Sexuality in Representations of the Hillbilly
Marie-Luise KOHLKE: Sexsation and the Neo-Victorian Novel: Orientalising the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Fiction
PART II Beings and Bodies in Sexual Discourse
Shalmalee PALEKAR: Soma-Rasa
Kateřina LIŠKOVÁ: Normalise Me! Sexual and Gender Identity in Sexological, Criminological, and Feminist Discourses on Pornography
Erzsébet BARÁT: Les-being and Identity Politics: The Intersectionality of Sexual Identity and Desire
Marek M. WOJTASZEK: Brokeback Mountain and the Nature of Desire: Love beyond Transcendence
PART III Sexibition, Power, and the Gaze
Jennifer TYBURCZY: Perverting the Museum: The Politics and Performance of Sexual Artefacts
Benjamin JACOB: Whore, Court, Church, and Europe’s First Modern Obscene Text
Godwin SIUNDU: Imagining Manhoods: Voyeurism and Masculine Anxieties in East African Asian Fiction
Luisa ORZA: One
Notes on Contributors

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