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Time Binds Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories

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ISBN-10: 0822348047

ISBN-13: 9780822348047

Edition: 2010

Authors: Elizabeth Freeman, Judith Halberstam, Lisa Lowe

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Time Bindsis a powerful argument that temporal dissonance and sexual dissonance are intertwined, and that the writing of history can be both embodied and erotic. Challenging queer theory's recent emphasis on loss and trauma, Elizabeth Freeman foregrounds bodily pleasure in the experience and representation of time as she interprets an eclectic archive of queer literature, film, video, and art. The visual artists whose work she examines emerged as artists in a commodified "postfeminist" and "postgay" world. Yet they do not fully accept the dissipation of political and critical power implied by the idea that various political and social battles have been won and are now consigned to the past.…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Elizabeth Freeman is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California at Davis.

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.

Introduction: Queer and Not Now
Junk Inheritances, Bad Timing: Familial Arrhythmia in Three Working-Class Dyke Narratives
Deep Lez: Temporal Drag and the Specters of Feminism
Time Binds, or, Erotohistoriography
Turn the Beat Around: Sadomasochism, Temporality, History
Appendix: Distributors for Films and Videos