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" Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained through the performativity that is drag. What does seem useful in this analysis, however, is that drag exposes or allegorizes... "
Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture - Page 16
edited by - 2002 - 368 pages
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Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "sex"

Judith Butler - Philosophy - 1993 - 288 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would be impossible to love. Drag thus allegorizes heterosexual...
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Constructing Masculinity

Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, Simon Watson, Carrie Mae Weems - Art - 1995 - 342 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not oniy are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would be impossible to love. Drag thus allegorizes heterosexual...
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Constructing Masculinity

Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, Simon Watson, Carrie Mae Weems - Art - 1995 - 342 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...in this analysis, however, is that drag exposes or allegonzes the mundane psychic and performative practices by which heterosexualized genders form themselves...
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Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories

Shane Phelan - Political Science - 1997 - 291 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...of the possibility of homosexuality, a foreclosure which produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those...
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Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories

Shane Phelan - Political Science - 1997 - 291 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...of the possibility of homosexuality, a foreclosure which produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those...
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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection

Judith Butler - Philosophy - 1997 - 218 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...which heterosexualized genders form themselves through renouncing the possibility of homosexuality, a foreclosure which produces both a field of heterosexual...
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Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality

Jay Prosser - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 270 pages
...transgender and homosexuality: "not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained through the performativity that is drag."1'' That she must return to make this qualification, however, is again precisely because Gender...
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Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects

Emily Apter - Literary Collections - 1999 - 285 pages
...object of gender-identification. Nowhere is this process more evident than in drag performance, which exposes or allegorizes the mundane psychic and performative...of the possibility of homosexuality, a foreclosure which produces heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would...
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Identity: A Reader

Paul du Gay, Jessica Evans, Peter Redman - Medical - 2000 - 386 pages
...fantasies that stabilize gender. Not only are a vast number of drag performers straight, but it would be a mistake to think that homosexuality is best explained...produces a field of heterosexual objects at the same time that it produces a domain of those whom it would be impossible to love. Drag thus allegorizes heterosexual...
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Masculinity Besieged?: Issues of Modernity and Male Subjectivity in Chinese ...

Xueping Zhong - Literary Collections - 2000 - 208 pages
...the notion of masculinity, Butler argues that the relevance of her analysis of drag (performances) is that "drag exposes or allegorizes the mundane psychic...renunciation of the possibility of homosexuality. . . . Drag thus allegorizes heterosexual melancholy, the melancholy by which a masculine gender is...
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