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    DescriptionA Critical Introduction to Queer Theory explores the ways in which sexuality, subjectivity and sociality have been discursively produced in various historical and cultural contexts.The book begins by putting gay and lesbian sexuality and politics in historical context and demonstrates how and why queer theory emerged in the West in the late twentieth century. Sullivan goes on to provide a detailed overview of the complex ways in which queer theory has been employed, covering a diversity of key topics including: race, sadomasochism, straight sex, fetishism, community, popular culture, transgender, and performativity. Each chapter focuses on a distinct issue or topic, provides a critical analysis of the specific ways in which it has been responded to by critics (including Freud, Foucault, Derrida, Judith Butler, Jean-Luc Nancy, Adrienne Rich and Laura Mulvey), introduces key terms, and uses contemporary cinematic texts as examples.


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    Title
    A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nikki Sullivan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 167 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 367 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780814798416
    ISBN 10: 0814798411
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: SOC012000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP050
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/GAY
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/LESBIN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 54
    DC22: 306.766
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 306.76/6
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: SOC017000
    LC classification: HQ76.25 .S86 2003
    Publisher
    NEW YORK UNIV PR
    Imprint name
    New York University Press
    Publication date
    01 October 2003
    Review quote
    "Provides comprehensive coverage of the relevant issues within Queer Theory and incorporates provocative and highly contentious debates around sadomasochism, fetishism, and transgenderism."-Linnell Secomb, University of Sydney