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" Drag thus allegorizes heterosexual melancholy, the melancholy by which a masculine gender is formed from the refusal to grieve the masculine as a possibility of love; a feminine gender is formed (taken on, assumed) through the incorporative fantasy by... "
Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture - Page 16
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Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "sex"

Judith Butler - Philosophy - 1993 - 288 pages
...of homosexuality, a foreclosure that produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would be impossible...melancholic is the strictly straight man. What drag exposes, however, is the "normal" constitution of gender presentation in which the gender performed...
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Constructing Masculinity

Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, Simon Watson, Carrie Mae Weems - Art - 1995 - 342 pages
...fantasy by which the feminine is excluded as a possible object of love, an exclusion never gneved, but "preserved" through the heightening of feminine...this sense, the "truest" lesbian melancholic is the stnctly straight woman, and the "truest" gay male melancholic is the stnctly straight man. What drag...
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Textual Practice

Alan Sinfield - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 167 pages
...and symptom of a pervasive disavowal. (p. 236, emphasis in original) Or, as she previously put it: 'In this sense the "truest" lesbian melancholic is...gay male melancholic is the strictly straight man' (p. 235). This is of course such a theoretically exquisite irony that it seems churlish to wonder whether...
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Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories

Shane Phelan - Political Science - 1997 - 291 pages
...of homosexuality, a foreclosure which produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would be impossible...melancholic is the strictly straight man. What drag exposes, however, is the "normal" constitution of gender presentation in which the gender performed...
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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection

Judith Butler - Philosophy - 1997 - 218 pages
...object of love, an exclusion never grieved, but "preserved" through heightened feminine identification. In this sense, the "truest" lesbian melancholic is...by a set of disavowed attachments, identifications which constitute a different domain of the "unperformable." Indeed, what constitutes the sexually unperformable...
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The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology

Slavoj Žižek - Philosophy - 1999 - 409 pages
...melancholic incorporation of the lost object - demonstrates that the primordial attachment was homosexual: In this sense, the 'truest' lesbian melancholic is...gay male melancholic is the strictly straight man. . . . The straight man becomes (mimes, cites, appropriates, assumes the status of) the man he 'never'...
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Identity: A Reader

Paul du Gay, Jessica Evans, Peter Redman - Medical - 2000 - 386 pages
...refusal to grieve the masculine as a possibility of love; a feminine gender is formed (taken on, assumedl through the incorporative fantasy by which the feminine...melancholic is the strictly straight man. What drag exposes, however, is the 'normal' constitution of gender presentation in which the gender performed...
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Reflecting Narcissus: A Queer Aesthetic

Steven Bruhm
...object of love, an exclusion never grieved, but "preserved" through heightened feminine identification. In this sense, the "truest" lesbian melancholic is...gay male melancholic is the strictly straight man. (1997, 146-47) Significantly, this melancholia is to be found only in straights. While gays in the...
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Judith Butler

Sara Salih - Social Science - 2002 - 177 pages
...love. Extending this paradigm to gender identity in general, Butler asserts that 'the "truest" leshian melancholic is the strictly straight woman, and the...gay male melancholic is the strictly straight man' (PLP: 146-7). In other words, heightened or exaggerated 'straight' identity is symptomatic of repudiated...
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Deconstruction: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, Volume 3

Jonathan D. Culler - Criticism - 2003 - 472 pages
...object of love, an exclusion never grieved, but "preserved" through heightened feminine identification. In this sense, the "truest" lesbian melancholic is...by a set of disavowed attachments, identifications which constitute a different domain of the "unperformable." Indeed, what constitutes the sexually unperformable...
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