Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Cultural Politics - Queer Reading book cover

    Cultural Politics - Queer Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Sinfield

    Following a first edition that generated wide-spread debate, Cultural Politics – Queer Reading is a bold study of the future of critical theory and the role of gender, ethnicity and cultures within academic literary studies.An illuminating introduction to the second edition revisits the book's…

    Paperback – 2005-04-25

  • Regarding Sedgwick: Essays on Queer Culture and Critical Theory book cover

    Regarding Sedgwick

    Essays on Queer Culture and Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Barber, David L. Clark

    Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is one of the most important figures in the history of modern gender studies. This book, which features an interview with Sedgwick, is a collection of new essays by established scholars…

    Paperback – 2002-08-16

  • Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory book cover

    Sexual/Textual Politics

    Feminist Literary Theory, 2nd Edition

    By Toril Moi

    What are the political implications of a feminist critical practice? How do the problems of the literary text relate to the priorities and perspectives of feminist politics as a whole?Sexual/Textual Politics addresses these fundamental questions and examines the strengths and limitations of the two…

    Paperback – 2002-06-14
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  • Bisexuality and the Eroticism of Everyday Life book cover

    Bisexuality and the Eroticism of Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Garber

    "Bisexuality is about three centuries overdue . . . nevertheless, here it is: a learned, witty study of how our curious culture has managed to get everything wrong about sex."-Gore Vidal…

    Paperback – 2000-02-28

  • Culture, Society And Sexuality: A Reader book cover

    Culture, Society And Sexuality

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker

    Since the beginnings of time, people have been interested in sex - the form it takes, the pleasure it can give, the circumstances in which it occurs, and what it means - both for the individuals concerned and to society more generally. Often seen as a synonym for love, sometimes as an expression of…

    Paperback – 1998-12-16

  • Vested Interests: Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety book cover

    Vested Interests

    Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Garber

    Beginning with the bold claim, "There can be no culture without the transvestite," Marjorie Garber explores the nature and significance of cross-dressing and of the West's recurring fascination with it. Rich in anecdote and insight, Vested Interests offers a provocative and entertaining view of…

    Paperback – 1997-11-25

  • Femme: Feminists, Lesbians and Bad Girls book cover


    Feminists, Lesbians and Bad Girls, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Harris, Elizabeth Crocker

    Femme seeks to redress the ways that femme identities have been elided, idealized, or not fully historicized in a productive reconsideration of lesbian and butch-femme history, of feminism, and of queer thought. As a feminist project, Femme offers an alliance between many communities of women…

    Paperback – 1997-07-15

  • Constructing Masculinity book cover

    Constructing Masculinity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, Simon Watson

    This anthology takes us beyond the status of masculinity itself, questioning society's and the media's normative concepts of the masculine, and considering the extent to which men and women can transcend these stereotypes and prescriptions.…

    Paperback – 1995-12-20

  • Solitary Pleasures: The Historical, Literary and Artistic Discourses of Autoeroticism book cover

    Solitary Pleasures

    The Historical, Literary and Artistic Discourses of Autoeroticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Bennett, Vernon Rosario

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1995-09-11

  • Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us book cover

    Gender Outlaw

    On Men, Women and the Rest of Us, 1st Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    Gender Outlaw is the work of a woman who has been through some changes--a former heterosexual male, a one-time Scientologist and IBM salesperson, now a lesbian woman writer and actress who makes regular rounds on the TV (so to speak) talk shows. In her book, Bornstein covers the "mechanics" of her…

    Hardback – 1994-05-12

  • Essentially Speaking: Feminism, Nature and Difference book cover

    Essentially Speaking

    Feminism, Nature and Difference, 1st Edition

    By Diana Fuss

    In this brief and powerful book, Diana Fuss takes on the debate of pure essence versus social construct, engaging with the work of Luce Irigaray and Monique Wittig, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Houston Baker, and with the politics of gay identity.…

    Paperback – 1989-12-13

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