Queer Writing: Homoeroticism in Jean Genet's Fiction

Hardcover | August 15, 2009

byElizabeth Stephens

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This book provides the first full-length study of Jean Genet's homoerotic writing but also makes an important intervention in wider queer criticism. Stephens explores Genet's reflections on the difficulties of writing homoerotically within an inherently heteronormative language to formulate a new theory of queer writing.

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This book provides the first full-length study of Jean Genet's homoerotic writing but also makes an important intervention in wider queer criticism. Stephens explores Genet's reflections on the difficulties of writing homoerotically within an inherently heteronormative language to formulate a new theory of queer writing.

ELIZABETH STEPHENS is Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland, Australia.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.77 × 5.67 × 0.71 inPublished:August 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205852

ISBN - 13:9780230205857

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Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
What Remains of the Author: The Subject in/of Writing
The Closet of Language: Heteronormativity and the Perversion of Homophobia
Seminal Economies: Disseminating Phallic Masculinity
Towards an criture homosexuelle
Bibliography
Index