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 thought originated within the early Nineteen Nineties, its insights and modes of research were taken up via students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? trendy individuals to the advance of queer experiences provide own reflections at the field’s historical past, accomplishments, power, and obstacles. they think about the aim of queer idea and the level to which it really is or isn't outlined by way of its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for plenty of of the individuals, a extensive inspiration of sexuality is key to queer idea. whilst, a few of them warning opposed to growing an all-embracing proposal of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of which means and assumes the universality of principles built within the North American academy. a few essays remember the political urgency of the overdue Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer idea tasks converged in line with the AIDS obstacle. different items exemplify more moderen 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 types of belonging. participants speak about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and old periodization. Meditating at the earlier and current of queer stories, 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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