The Resource Are the lips a grave?: : a queer feminist on the ethics of sex, Lynne Huffer, (ebook)

Are the lips a grave?: : a queer feminist on the ethics of sex, Lynne Huffer, (ebook)

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Are the lips a grave?: : a queer feminist on the ethics of sex
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Are the lips a grave?:
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a queer feminist on the ethics of sex
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Lynne Huffer
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eng
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Lynne Huffer's ambitious inquiry redresses the rift between feminist and queer theory, traversing the space of a new, post-moral sexual ethics that includes pleasure, desire, connection, and betrayal. She begins by balancing queer theorists' politics of sexual freedoms with a moralizing feminist politics that views sexuality as harm. Drawing on the best insights from both traditions, she builds an ethics centered on eros, following Michel Foucault's ethics as a practice of freedom and Luce Irigaray's lyrical articulation of an ethics of sexual difference. Through this theoretical lens, Huffer examines everyday experiences of ethical connection and failure connected to sex, including queer sexual practices, sodomy laws, interracial love, pornography, and work-life balance. Her approach complicates sexual identities while challenging the epistemological foundations of subjectivity. She rethinks ethics "beyond good and evil" without underestimating, as some queer theorists have done, the persistence of what Foucault calls the "catastrophe" of morality. Elaborating a thinking-feeling ethics of the other, Huffer encourages contemporary intellectuals to reshape sexual morality from within, defining an ethical space that is both poetically suggestive and politically relevant, both conceptually daring and grounded in common sexual experience
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Midwest
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1960-
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Huffer, Lynne
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306.7601
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Feminist theory
  • Queer theory
  • Sex
  • Ethics
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adult
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Are the lips a grave?: : a queer feminist on the ethics of sex, Lynne Huffer, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231535779
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11857962
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remote
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11857962
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MWT11857962
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Are the lips a grave?: : a queer feminist on the ethics of sex, Lynne Huffer, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231535779
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11857962
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11857962
System control number
MWT11857962
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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