After Sex?: On Writing since Queer Theory (Series Q) by Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet

By Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet Halley,Andrew Parker

Since queer conception originated within the early Nineties, its insights and modes of study were taken up via students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? trendy individuals to the advance of queer reports supply own reflections at the field’s historical past, accomplishments, capability, and obstacles. they give thought to the aim of queer thought and the level to which it really is or isn't really outlined via its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for plenty of of the members, a vast inspiration of sexuality is vital to queer proposal. even as, a few of them warning opposed to developing an all-embracing concept of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of which means and assumes the universality of rules constructed within the North American academy. a few essays bear in mind the political urgency of the past due Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer idea initiatives converged in keeping with the AIDS challenge. different items exemplify newer traits 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. members talk about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and old periodization. Meditating at the prior and current of queer reports, 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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