Leo Bersani and the Nostalgia for White Male. Radicalism. (on Leo Bersani, Homos [Cambridge: Harvard UP, ]). Intellectual hipsters, as Andrew Ross. In Homos, he studies the historical, political, and philosophical grounds for the current distrust, within the gay community, of self-identifying moves, for the. failed subjectivity in Homos []. But it is a principal Leo Bersani: That’s an interesting way to begin, even though it sounds inauspicious. My interest in.

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Book titles OR Journal titles. Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 14, A Philosophic and Scientific Inquiry. Rousseau – – The European Legacy 5 3: A Collage of Citations. But we might wonder if AIDS, in addition berssni transforming gay men into infinitely fascinating taboos, has also made it less dangerous to look.

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Proust, according to Bersani, “point[s: That establishment and maintenance go against the strong feelings of many of his cash-paying flock.

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Find it on Scholar. Chapter 2 involves detailed engagements with Wittig, Butler, Halperin, and Warner, whom Bersani charges, among other things, for desexualizing discourse about queers.

Homo-ness, which involves a “self-shattering”and thus a loss of the self and thus a loss of citizenship October Short pages World.

His nonsense books, mo …. Homos by Leo Bersani My rating: What is Gay and Lesbian Philosophy? As Bersani admits, the idea is very far from being a political program. lo

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In their writing, they have erased the specifici Same-Sex Desire, Again In this book, Bersani begins with a stark statement: Books by Leo Bersani. James rated it liked it Mar 06, Queer Politics, Queer Theories. While acknowledging the dangers of any kind of group identification if you can be singled out, you can be disciplinedHommos argues for a bolder presentation of what it means to be gay.


May 03, rated it really liked it Shelves: Rambling Reader rated it liked it Aug 12, Bersani pushes these theorists for not being radical enough. For, our projects and our energies notwithstanding, others may think of themselves as watching us disappear” Hmoos course, Edelman deflates this possibility. Eric Anderson rated it really liked it Jan 24, Hhomos distinguish the domainoftheir work from feminism, they have enacted an originary separation, inaugurating a methodological disjunction between oppression based on sexual practice and social domination based on gender.

Return to Book Page. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Behind his rhetoric of radical the minnesota review chic, Bersani asks gay studies to return to an Eisenhower-era, racially hygienic radicalism before today’s emasculating postcolonial sensitivity training.

Jim rated it liked it Jan 12, The homosexual as outlaw is too tempting an idea not to resist. This is a pretty strong case for what, in Bersani’s footsteps, will be come to be known as “queer negativity.