Strategies of Deviance: Studies in Gay Male Representation

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Indiana University Press, 22 jun. 1995 - 336 pagina's

"Juxtaposing the narrative strategies of Freud, Wilde and Jarman; film pornography and Almodovar; and Dennis Cooper, Robert GlÃ1⁄4ck and Kevin Killian, Jackson offers a delightfully intelligent and inventive reappraisal of key issues in gay representation." -- Gay Times

"A major event in gay cultural theory.... the feat of critical imagination is absolutely stunning in its scope and power. [This book] will be definitive in laying out the issues for subsequent writers in gay theory." -- David M. Halperin

Earl Jackson examines visual and narrative texts from a variety of genres, including case histories, pornography, science fiction, and experimental prose.

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2
53
3
93
4
126
SCANDALOUS NARRATIVES
179
Robert Glücks Scandalous Narratives
202
In Conclusions
255
Notes
267
Works Cited
299
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Pagina 76 - What is your substance, whereof are you made, That millions of strange shadows on you tend? Since every one hath, every one, one shade, And you, but one, can every shadow lend. Describe Adonis, and the counterfeit Is poorly imitated after you ; On Helen's cheek all art of beauty set, And you in Grecian tires are painted new: Speak of the spring and...
Pagina 28 - Women, especially if they grow up with good looks, develop a certain self-contentment which compensates them for the social restrictions that are imposed upon them in their choice of object. Strictly speaking, it is only themselves that such women love with an intensity comparable to that of the man's love for them.
Pagina 3 - ... be acknowledged, often in the same vocabulary, using the same categories by which it was medically disqualified.
Pagina 22 - The boy represses his love for his mother: he puts himself in her place, identifies himself with her, and takes his own person as a model in whose likeness he chooses the new objects of his love.
Pagina 78 - Truth' is to be understood as a system of ordered procedures for the production, regulation, distribution, circulation and operation of statements. Truth' is linked in a circular relation with systems of power which produce and sustain it, and to effects of power which it induces and which extend it. A 'regime
Pagina 89 - Its relation to the ego is not exhausted by the precept: 'You ought to be like this (like your father).' It also comprises the prohibition: 'You may not be like this (like your father) — that is, you may not do all that he does; some things are his prerogative.
Pagina 68 - Thus from the point of view of psychoanalysis the exclusive sexual interest felt by men for women is also a problem that needs elucidating and is not a self-evident fact based upon an attraction that is ultimately of a chemical nature.

Over de auteur (1995)

EARL M. JACKSON, JR. is an Associate Professor and teaches in the literature program and the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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