The Resource Identity poetics: : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory, Linda Garber, (ebook)

Identity poetics: : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory, Linda Garber, (ebook)

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Identity poetics: : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory
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Identity poetics:
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race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory
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Linda Garber
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eng
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"Queer theory," asserts Linda Garber, "alternately buries and vilifies lesbian feminism, missing its valuable insights and ignoring its rich contributions." Rejecting the either/or choice between lesbianism and queer theory, she favors an inclusive approach that defies current factionalism. In an eloquent challenge to the privileging of queer theory in the academy, Garber calls for recognition of the historical―and intellectually significant―role of lesbian poets as theorists of lesbian identity and activism. The connections, Garber shows, are most clearly seen when looking at the pivotal work of working-class lesbians/lesbians of color whose articulations of multiple, simultaneous identity positions and activist politics both belong to lesbian feminism and presage queer theory. Identity Poetics includes a critical overview of recent historical writing about the women's and lesbian-feminist movements of the 1970's; discussions of the works of Judy Grahn, Pat Parker, Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, and Gloria Anzald<U+00d4>ua; and, finally, a chapter on the rise and hegemony of queer theory within lesbigay studies
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Midwest
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Garber, Linda
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305.48/9664
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Between men--between women
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  • Lesbian feminist theory
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbianism
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adult
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Identity poetics: : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory, Linda Garber, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231506724
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MWT11859836
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11859836
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Identity poetics: : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory, Linda Garber, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231506724
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859836
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859836
System control number
MWT11859836
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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