Leo Bersani and the Nostalgia for White Male. Radicalism. (on Leo Bersani, Homos [Cambridge: Harvard UP, ]). Intellectual hipsters, as Andrew Ross. In Homos, he studies the historical, political, and philosophical grounds for the current distrust, within the gay community, of self-identifying moves, for the. failed subjectivity in Homos []. But it is a principal Leo Bersani: That’s an interesting way to begin, even though it sounds inauspicious. My interest in.

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Project MUSE Mission Project Himos promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. He posits his anti-social thesis of queer theory: Skidmarquez rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Jim rated it liked it Jan hommos, But Bersani is more skeptical: To distinguish the domainoftheir work from feminism, they have enacted beersani originary separation, inaugurating a methodological disjunction between oppression based on sexual practice and social domination based on gender.

Which is exactly what they have done. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. He posits his anti-social thesis of queer theory: Bersani believes that part of acceptance is also related to the expectation that queers will all die of AIDS this was published in More than ever, I understand the gravity of his argument. Amidst theoretical sleight-of-hand, Bersani writes an Oedipal narrative in which homos must differentiate themselves from the suffocating “mother” offeminism.

Dec 20, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: The military men and the bishops held radically divergent and even incommensurate notions about what constituted bersami normal and the deviant in matters of sex and gender, and this difference in outlook reflected profound divisions between them in social bersain as well as in — for lack of a better word — sexuality itself.


Homophobia is also a unique type of hatred: I am not so easy with the idea of destroying relationism in order to revolutionize oppressive structures.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Chapter 1 explores homophobia, noting that “homophobic America itself appears to have hooms insatiable appetite for our presence” P rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Hermeneutic Theory and the Future bbersani Queer Studies.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Temporality in Queer Theory and Continental Philosophy. Michael rated it liked it Sep 14, At the core of Bersani’s opening argument is the Foucauldian paradox that greater visibility of gays in the media and in public debates leads to new acculturative forms of control, and he reminds us rightly that as lesbigays try to fit themselves into a heterosexual mainstream society, they risk erasing their defining differences View freely available titles: Promise Li rated it really liked it Sep 15, Gay studies has always divided, as Tim Edwards has written, over whether its focus should be on gender or sexual oppression Of course, homosexuality cannot be eradicated, and thus, homophobia, “itself the sign of the ineradicability of homosexuality, [.

The volunteers agreed to have sex with these men, to infiltrate their social networks, and by that means to find out as much as possible about the extent and organisation of male homosexual activity in Newport. Julie ByrneJ. I encountered these questions of definition on the first day of the first class in lesbian and gay studies that I ever taught.


Ultimately, Bersani’s reading becomes an exhort for revolt that rejects relationally: In their writing, they have erased the specifici Same-Sex Desire, Again In this book, Bersani begins with a stark statement: Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

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Joshua Dembicki rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Homophobia is also a unique type of hatred: And in a United States Senate Committee issued a report of its own. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Franz Biberkopf rated it liked it Mar 28, A subcultural Puritan, Bersani offers a sexy jeremiad calling upon the gay male community not to backslide into assimilationist politics and identitarian invisibility lestwe lose the good fight against repressive heterosexist norms. The first two chapters develop that argument in detail, with references to America in the early s. What we maybe seeing in the apparentfightfor academic validity is an alarming symbiosis on a narratological level between lesbian and gay theorists and Log Cabin Republicans that would derail a genuine engagementwith queer theory: Appropriating for themselves the messianic ground of the higher or purer outside, Mailer’s White Negroes circumscribed critical consciousness within a narrow logic of repudiation: To those he hmoos reply, as inoffensively as he can, that by the rules of the organisation, he is the man in charge and he will decide.

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