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Come as You are

Come as You are
  • Author : Judith Roof
  • Publsiher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 22 May 1996
  • ISBN : 9780231104371
  • Pages : 211 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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On Sexuality and Power

On Sexuality and Power
  • Author : Alan Sinfield
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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This book argues that hierarchies in interpersonal relations are inextricably linked to the main power differentials of our social and political life (gender, class, age, and race); therefore it is not surprising that they govern our psychic lives. Recent writing enables an exploration of their positive potential, especially in fantasy, as well as their danger. The book focuses on the writing of the last thirty years, revisiting also Whitman, Wilde, Mann, Forster, and Genet, and reassessing the very idea of

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Queer as Folk

Queer as Folk
  • Author : Glyn Davis
  • Publisher : British Film Inst
  • Release : 01 September 2007
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Although hailed as 'revolutionary' & 'ground-breaking', & used as a cultural touchstone regarding the representation of gay lives on television, there has been little written about Queer As Folk. This book explores the strategies the programme used in order to function as a politicised intervention in the media landscape in the UK.

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Reframing Sex

Reframing Sex
  • Author : Stevie N. Berberick
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 02 November 2020
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This book is an exploration of both mainstream and independent media. Grounded in qualitative methods, this book explores three trans masculine run YouTube channels alongside the streaming productions: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Orange is the New Black, and Transparent. Analyzing and contrasting these narratives illuminates how even the most progressive of pop culture productions fail to present multi-dimensional transgender narratives, thereby intensifying stigma and shame for those outside of the binary (male or female, man or woman, gay or

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Bodies That Matter

Bodies That Matter
  • Author : Judith Butler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 September 2014
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In Bodies That Matter, Judith Butler further develops her distinctive theory of gender by examining the workings of power at the most "material" dimensions of sex and sexuality. Deepening the inquiries she began in Gender Trouble, Butler offers an original reformulation of the materiality of bodies, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of bodies, sex, and gender. Butler argues that power operates to constrain "sex" from the start, delimiting what counts as a viable sex. She

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A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own
  • Author : Virginia Woolf
  • Publisher : Renard Press Ltd
  • Release : 12 October 2020
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In October 1928 Virginia Woolf was asked to deliver speeches at Newnham and Girton Colleges on the subject of ‘Women and Fiction’; she spoke about her conviction that ‘a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction’. The following year, the two speeches were published as A Room of One’s Own, and became one of the foremost feminist texts. Knitted into a polished argument are several threads of great importance – women and

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LSD, My Problem Child

LSD, My Problem Child
  • Author : Albert Hofmann
  • Publisher : Multidisciplinary Assn for
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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This is the story of LSD told by a concerned yet hopeful father, organic chemist Albert Hofmann. He traces LSDs path from a promising psychiatric research medicine to a recreational drug sparking hysteria and prohibition.We follow Dr. Hofmanns trek across Mexico to discover sacred plants related to LSD, and listen in as he corresponds with other notable figures about his remarkable discovery.Underlying it all is Dr. Hofmanns powerful conclusion that mystical experience may be our planets best hope

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The Cambridge Companion to Narrative Theory

The Cambridge Companion to Narrative Theory
  • Author : Matthew Garrett
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 October 2018
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Narrative theory is essential to everything from history to lyric poetry, from novels to the latest Hollywood blockbuster. Narrative theory explores how stories work and how we make them work. This Companion is both an introduction and a contribution to the field. It presents narrative theory as an approach to understanding all kinds of cultural production: from literary texts to historiography, from film and videogames to philosophical discourse. It takes the long historical view, outlines essential concepts, and reflects on

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  • Author : Imogen Binnie
  • Publisher : MCD x FSG Originals
  • Release : 07 June 2022

"Nevada is a book that changed my life: it shaped both my worldview and personhood, making me the writer I am. And it did so by the oldest of methods, by telling a wise, hilarious, and gripping story." —Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby A beloved and blistering cult classic and finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction finally back in print, Nevada follows a disaffected trans woman as she embarks on a cross-country road trip. Maria Griffiths

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Gay Shame

Gay Shame
  • Author : David M. Halperin,Valerie Traub
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 22 May 2022

Asking if the political requirements of gay pride have repressed discussion of the more uncomfortable or undignified aspects of homosexuality, 'Gay Shame' seeks to lift this unofficial ban on the investigation of homosexuality and shame by presenting critical work from the most vibrant frontier in contemporary queer studies.

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Introduction to Probability

Introduction to Probability
  • Author : Joseph K. Blitzstein,Jessica Hwang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 24 July 2014
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Developed from celebrated Harvard statistics lectures, Introduction to Probability provides essential language and tools for understanding statistics, randomness, and uncertainty. The book explores a wide variety of applications and examples, ranging from coincidences and paradoxes to Google PageRank and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Additional

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The Center Cannot Hold

The Center Cannot Hold
  • Author : Elyn R. Saks
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release : 14 August 2007
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A much-praised memoir of living and surviving mental illness as well as "a stereotype-shattering look at a tenacious woman whose brain is her best friend and her worst enemy" (Time). Elyn R. Saks is an esteemed professor, lawyer, and psychiatrist and is the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, Psychiatry, and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Law School, yet she has suffered from schizophrenia for most of her life, and still has ongoing major episodes

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Feminism is Queer

Feminism is Queer
  • Author : Mimi Marinucci
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 15 October 2012
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Feminism is Queer is an introduction to the intimately related disciplines of gender and queer theory. Whilst guiding the reader through complex theory, the author develops the original position of queer feminism, which presents queer theory as continuous with feminist theory. Whilst there have been significant conceptual tensions between second wave feminism and traditional lesbian and gay studies, queer theory offers a paradigm for understanding gender, sex and sexuality that avoids the conflict in order to develop solidarity among those

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