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The ethics of opting out : queer theory's defiant subjects

Author: Mari Ruti
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mari Ruti provides an accessible yet theoretically rigorous account of the ideological divisions that have animated queer theory during the last decade, paying particular attention to the field's rejection of dominant neoliberal narratives of success, cheerfulness, and self-actualization. More specifically, she focuses on queer negativity in the work of Lee Edelman, Jack Halberstam, and Lynne Huffer, and on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ruti, Mari.
Ethics of opting out.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016033452
(OCoLC)960741758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Ruti
ISBN: 9780231543354 0231543352
Language Note: In English.
OCLC Number: 971252583
Notes: UC Merced Library notes:
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Description: 1 online resource (x, 252 pages)
Contents: Queer theory and the ethics of opting out --
From Butlerian reiteration to Lacanian defiance --
Why there is always a future in the future --
Beyond the antisocial-social divide --
The uses and misuses of bad feelings --
Conclusion: a dialogue on silence with Jordan Mulder.
Responsibility: Mari Ruti.
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(OCoLC)971252583
ocn971252583

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The Ethics of Opting Out grapples with the debates about utopia and negativity that have engaged queer critics for over a decade. Rather than simply taking sides, Mari Ruti works through the Read more...

 
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