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Deleuze and queer theory [electronic resource] / edited by Chrysanthi Nigianni and Merl Storr.

Contributor(s): Nigianni, Chrysanthi | Storr, Merl, 1966-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Deleuze connections: Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (189 p.).ISBN: 9780748634064 (electronic bk.); 0748634061 (electronic bk.); 9780748634040 (Cloth); 0748634045 (hbk.).Subject(s): Deleuze, Gilles, 1925-1995 | Queer theory | Homosexuality -- Philosophy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies | Deleuze, Gilles | Guattari, F�elix | Queer-TheorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Deleuze and queer theory.DDC classification: 306.766 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
On the very possibility of queer theory / Claire Colebrook -- Thirty-six thousand forms of love: the queering of Deleuze and Guattari / Verena Andermatt Conley -- The sexed subject in-between Deleuze and Butler / Anna Hickey-Moody and Mary Lou Rasmussen -- Every 'one'--a crowd, making room for the excluded middle / Dorothea Olkowski -- The adventures of a sex / Luciana Parisi -- Queer hybridity / Mikko Tuhkanen -- Prosthetic performativity: Deleuzian connections and queer corporealities / Margrit Shildrick -- Unnatural alliances / Patricia MacCormack -- Schreber and the penetrated male / Jonathan Kemp -- Butterfly kiss: the contagious kiss of becoming-lesbian / Chrysanthi Nigianni.
Summary: This exciting collection of new work proposes a major paradigm shift in debates on sexuality: a shift away from discourse, identity and signification, to a radical new conception of bodily materialism. The field of Queer Theory has for too long been dominated by the work of Judith Butler and the focus on Performativity. The authors in this collection attempt to re-imagine Queer Theory through a critical engagement with the work of Deleuze and Guattari. The themes explored in the book are diverse and include: the revisiting of the term 'queer'; a rethinking of the sex-gender distinction as bein.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

On the very possibility of queer theory / Claire Colebrook -- Thirty-six thousand forms of love: the queering of Deleuze and Guattari / Verena Andermatt Conley -- The sexed subject in-between Deleuze and Butler / Anna Hickey-Moody and Mary Lou Rasmussen -- Every 'one'--a crowd, making room for the excluded middle / Dorothea Olkowski -- The adventures of a sex / Luciana Parisi -- Queer hybridity / Mikko Tuhkanen -- Prosthetic performativity: Deleuzian connections and queer corporealities / Margrit Shildrick -- Unnatural alliances / Patricia MacCormack -- Schreber and the penetrated male / Jonathan Kemp -- Butterfly kiss: the contagious kiss of becoming-lesbian / Chrysanthi Nigianni.

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This exciting collection of new work proposes a major paradigm shift in debates on sexuality: a shift away from discourse, identity and signification, to a radical new conception of bodily materialism. The field of Queer Theory has for too long been dominated by the work of Judith Butler and the focus on Performativity. The authors in this collection attempt to re-imagine Queer Theory through a critical engagement with the work of Deleuze and Guattari. The themes explored in the book are diverse and include: the revisiting of the term 'queer'; a rethinking of the sex-gender distinction as bein.

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