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9780822321989

Hispanisms and Homosexualities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822321989

  • ISBN10:

    082232198X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-10-01
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr

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""Hispanisms and Homosexualities" makes a lasting contribution to the fields of Spanish and Latin American literary studies as well as to lesbian and gay studies. Original and provocative, it provides an impressive display of the new scholarship in these areas."--David Roman, University of Southern California

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Gender at Loss
Interrogating Hermaphroditism in Sixteenth-Century Spain
Skirting the Question: Lesbians and María de Zayas
The Legend of Jorge Cuesta: The Perils of Alchemy and The Paranoia of Gender
Nationalism and Desire
Poetry, Revolution, Homophobia: Polemics from the Mexican Revolution
Nationalism, Male Anxiety, and the Lesbian Body in Puerto Rican Narrative
Caribbean Dislocations: Arenas and Ramos Otero in New York
Queers and/in Performance
The Swishing of Gender: Homographetic Marks in Lazarillo de Tormes
The Poetics of Posing
The Signifying Queen: Critical Notes from a Latino Queer
Pedro Zamora's Real World of Counterpublicity: Performing an Ethics of the Self
Desire and Representation
Sexual Terror: Identity and Fragmentation in Juan Goytisolo's Paisajes después de la batalla
Abjection and Ambiguity: Lesbian Desire in Bemberg's Yo, la peor de todas
Cuban Homosexualities: On the Beach with Néstor Almendros and Reinaldo Arenas
Virgilio Peñera: On the Weight of the Insular Flesh
Works Cited
Contributors
Index
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