Shame: A Genealogy of Queer Practices in the 19th Century - Popa, Bogdan
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Bogdan Popa brings together Rancière's techniques of disrupting inequality with a queer curiosity in the performativity of shame to show how 19th-century activists embraced certain forms of shame to denaturalise conventional beliefs about sexuality and gender.

Produktbeschreibung
Bogdan Popa brings together Rancière's techniques of disrupting inequality with a queer curiosity in the performativity of shame to show how 19th-century activists embraced certain forms of shame to denaturalise conventional beliefs about sexuality and gender.
  • Produktdetails
  • Taking on the Political
  • Verlag: EDINBURGH UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 224
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Mai 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 236mm x 157mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 522g
  • ISBN-13: 9781474419826
  • ISBN-10: 1474419828
  • Artikelnr.: 47876855
Inhaltsangabe
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Foreword: "But Officer..."
Part I: Shame and Queer Political Theory
1.Queer Practices, or How to Unmoor Feminism from Liberal Feminism
* The Argument
* What is Shame?
* Queer Genealogy
* Queer Practices and Liberal Feminism
* Political Theory and The Police
* Why Nineteenth-Century Feminists?
* The structure of the book
2. How to do Queer Genealogy with J.S. Mill
* How to "Part company with the world"
* Mill in drag, shame, and silence
* "Barbarians" and "lunatics": harsh language and Mill's rhetoric
* Conclusion
Part II: Counter-Figures
3. Disturbing Silence: Mill and the Radicals at The Monthly Repository
* Unitarian Radicals and performativity
* Beyond liberal shame
* Mill's disturbing silence and the Fox Affair
* Conclusion
4. De-policing Humiliation: Political Rhetoric in Feminist Activism
* The CD Acts and Josephine Butler's rhetoric of humiliation
* Mill's Testimony against the CD Acts and the policing of feminist activism
* Conclusion
5. Shame as a Line of Escape: Victoria Woodhull, Dispossession, and Free Love
* Woodhull's shaming and sexual transgressions
* Shame as dispossession
* The Police and how to close the lines of escape
* Conclusion
Part III: Queering Shame
6. Does queer political theory have a future?
References
Index