Queer Theory and the Jewish Question

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question

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The essays in this volume boldly map the historically resonant intersections between Jewishness and queerness, between homophobia and anti-Semitism, and between queer theory and theorizations of Jewishness. With important essays by such well-known figures in queer and gender studies as Judith Butler, Daniel Boyarin, Marjorie Garber, Michael Moon, and Eve Sedgwick, this book is not so much interested in revealinga€”outinga€”qqueer Jewsq as it is in exploring the complex social arrangements and processes through which modern Jewish and homosexual identities emerged as traces of each other during the last two hundred years.For an elaboration of the inquiry here, see my book, a problem like maria: gender and sexuality in the american musical (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002). The epigraph to this essay is from Elspeth Probyn, a€œQueer Belongings:anbsp;...

Title:Queer Theory and the Jewish Question
Author:Daniel Boyarin, Daniel Itzkovitz, Ann Pellegrini
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2012-06-19


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