Queer Theory and the Jewish Question by Daniel Boyarin

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question

byDaniel Boyarin, Daniel Itzkovitz, Ann Pellegrini

Kobo ebook | June 19, 2012

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-- Tony Kushner

Daniel Boyarin is Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture in the departments of Near Eastern studies and rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also an affiliated faculty member in the women's studies department and gay and lesbian studies program. He is the author of Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuali...
Title:Queer Theory and the Jewish QuestionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231508956

ISBN - 13:9780231508957

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Table of Contents

Strange Bedfellows: An Introduction, by Daniel Boyarin, Daniel Itzkovitz, and Ann Pellegrini
From Vested Interests, by Marjorie Garber
From Epistemology of the Closet, by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Queers Are Like Jews, Aren't They? Analogy and Alliance Politics, by Janet R. Jakobsen
Freud, Blüher, and the Secessio Inversa: Männerbünde, Homosexuality, and Freud's Theory of Cultural Formation, by Jay Geller
Jew Boys, Queer Boys: Rhetorics of Antisemitism and Homophobia in the Trial of Nathan "Babe'' Leopold Jr. and Richard "Dickie'' Loeb, by Paul B. Franklin
Viva la Diva Citizenship: Post-Zionism and Gay Rights, by Alisa Solomon
Homophobia and the Postcoloniality of the "Jewish Science', by Daniel Boyarin
Messianism, Machismo, and "Marranism'': The Case of Abraham Miguel Cardoso, by Bruce Rosenstock
The Ghost of Queer Loves Past: Ansky's "Dybbuk'' and the Sexual Transformation of Ashkenaz, by Naomi Seidman
Barbra's "Funny Girl'' Body, by Stacy Wolf
Tragedy and Trash: Yiddish Theater and Queer Theater, Henry James, Charles Ludlam, Ethyl Eichelberger, by Michael Moon
You Go, Figure; or, The Rape of a Trope in the "Prioress's Tale', by Jacob Press
Dickens's Queer "Jew'' and Anglo-Christian Identity Politics: The Contradictions of Victorian Family Values, by David A. H. Hirsch
Coming Out of the Jewish Closet with Marcel Proust, by Jonathan Freedman
Queer Margins: Cocteau, La Belle et la béte, and the Jewish Difference, by Daniel Fischlin
Reflections on Germany, by Judith Butler

Editorial Reviews

Addresses in thoughtful and engaging ways the intersection of Jewishness and the queer in a range of cultural texts.