Impossible Desires Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures

ISBN-10: 0822335131

ISBN-13: 9780822335139

Edition: 2005

Authors: Gayatri Gopinath, Judith Halberstam, Lisa Lowe

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'Impossible Desires' argues for the uses of queer, feminist transnational theory in order to understand South Asian diasporic identities & cultural production.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 4/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836

Judith Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is the author of In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives, Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters , Female Masculinity and co-author with Del LaGrace Volcano of The Drag King Book.

Impossible Desires: An Introduction
Communities of Sound: Queering South Asian Popular Music in the Diaspora
Surviving Naipaul: Housing Masculinity in A House for Mr. Biswas, Surviving Sabu, and East Is East
Bollywood/Hollywood: Queer Cinematic Representation and the Perils of Translation
Local Sites/Global Contexts: The Transnational Trajectories of Fire and "The Quilt"
Nostalgia, Desire, and Diaspora: Funny Boy and Cereus Blooms at Night
Epilogue: Queer Homes in Diaspora
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