9780816630158

Disidentifications : Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816630158

  • ISBN10:

    0816630151

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/1999
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
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Summary

Jose' Esteban Munoz looks at how those outside the racial & sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture - not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather, by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes.

Table of Contents

Preface Jack's Plunger ix
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction Performing Disidentifications 1(36)
Part I The Melancholia of Race
Famous and Dandy like B. 'n' Andy Race, Pop, and Basquiat
37(20)
Photographies of Mourning Melancholia and Ambivalence in Van DerZee, Mapplethorpe, and Looking for Langston
57(20)
Part II Remaking Genres: Porn, Punk, and Ethnography
The Auteothnographic Performance Reading Richard Fung's Queer Hybridity
77(16)
``The White to Be Angry'' Vaginal Creme Davis's Terrorist Drag
93(26)
Part III Critical Cubania
Sister Acts Ela Troyano and Carmelita Tropicana
119(24)
Pedro Zamora's Real World of Counterpublicity Performing an Ethics of the Self
143(18)
Performing Disidentity Disidentification as a Practice of Freedom
161(20)
Latina Performance and Queer Worldmaking; or, Chusmeria at the End of the Twentieth Century
181(20)
Notes 201(18)
Index 219

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