Comparatively Queer: Interrogating Identities Across Time and Cultures

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Palgrave MacMillan, Sep 15, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 234 pages
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These innovative essays take a comparative approach to queer studies while simultaneously queering the field of comparative literature, strengthening the interdisciplinarity of both.  By focusing not only on comparative praxis, but also on interrogating our assumptions and categories of analysis, Comparatively Queer powerfully transforms the paradigms of comparison.

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Dogs Humans
45
Mapping Sapphic Modernity
69
Queer Possibility and Fairground
91
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Jarrod Hayes is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Michigan.   Margaret R. Higonnet is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut and co-chair of the Gender Study Group at Harvard University's Centre for European Studies.   William J. Spurlin is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & Cultural Change at the University of Sussex. 

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