Sexual Dissidence

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-08-10
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Second Edition
Part 1. An Encounter
1. Wilde and Gide in Algiers
Part 2. Perspectives
2. Some Parameters
Part 3. Subjectivity, Transgression, and Deviant Desire
3. Becoming Authentic
4. Wilde's Transgressive Aesthetic and Contemporary Cultural Politics
5. Re-encounters
Part 4. Transgression and its Containment
6. The Politics of Containment
7. Tragedy and Containment
Part 5. Perversion's Lost Histories
8. Towards the Paradoxical Perverse and the Perverse Dynamic
9. Augustine: Perversion and Privation
10. Othello: Sexual Difference and Internal Deviation
Part 6. Sexual: Perversion Pathology to Politics
11. Freud's Theory of Sexual Perversion
12. Deconstructing Freud
13. From the Polymorphous Perverse to the Perverse Dynamic
14. Perversion, Power, and Social Control
15. Thinking the Perverse Dynamic
Part 7. Beleaguered Norms and Perverse Dynamics
16. Homophobia (1): Sexual/ Political Deviance
17. Homophobia (2): Theories of Sexual Difference
Part 8. Transgressive Reinscriptions, Early Modern and Post-modern
18. Subjectivity and Transgression
19. Early Modern: Cross-Dressing in Early Modern England
20. Post/modern: On the Gay Sensibility of the Pervert's Revenge on Authenticity: Wilde, Genet, Orton, and Others
Part 9. Beyond Sexual Difference
21. Desire and Difference

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