Postcolonial, Queer: Theoretical Intersections

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John C. Hawley
SUNY Press, Aug 30, 2001 - History - 334 pages
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These thirteen essays address possible ramifications arising from the globalization of western notions of gay and lesbian identities. Examining postcolonial literature, economics, and psychology from a “queer” perspective leads to self-reflexive consideration of the canonization of postcolonial studies and queer theory in western academe.
  

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Contents

Rupture or Continuity? The Internationalization of Gay Identities
19
Vacation Cruises or The Homoerotics of Orientalism
43
Queer Resistance to Neocolonialism in Algeria
79
Tom Dii and Anjaree Women Who Follow Nonconformist Ways
99
Transcending Sexual Nationalism and Colonialism Cultural Hybridization as Process of Sexual Politics in 90s Taiwan
123
Out in Africa
139
Queering Lord Clark Diasporic Formations and Traveling Homophobia in Isaac Juliens The Darker Side of Black
165
Broadening Postcolonial StudiesDecolonizing Queer Studies Emerging Queer Identities and Cultures in Southern Africa
185
Global Sexual Politics Class Struggle and the Queer Left
207
Querying Globalization
239
Colonial Fantasies and Postcolonial Identities Elaboration of Postcolonial Masculinity and Homoerotic Desire
277
By Way of an Afterword
305
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John C. Hawley is Professor of English at Santa Clara University. He has edited many books including Cross-Addressing: Resistance Literature and Cultural Borders, also published by SUNY Press.

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