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Afro-FabulationsThe Queer Drama of Black Life

Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Tavia Nyong'o

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, the cultural critic and historian Tavia Nyong’o surveys the conditions of contemporary black artistic production in the wake of post-blackness. ... More

Emergent WorldsAlternative States in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Emergent Worlds: Alternative States in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Edward Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479899692
eISBN:
9781479843435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Emergent Worlds reframes the modernity of nineteenth-century America by displacing three central critical narratives about the era: the westward spread of imperialism, the redemptionist story of ... More

Old FuturesSpeculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Old Futures traverses the history of imagined futures from the 1890s to the 2010s, interweaving speculative visions of gender, race, and sexuality from literature, film, and digital media. Centering ... More

Postracial ResistanceBlack Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity

Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity

Ralina L. Joseph

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479862825
eISBN:
9781479818426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862825.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Postracial Resistance: Black Women and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity looks at how, in the first Black First Lady era, African American women celebrities, cultural producers, and audiences ... More

Returns of WarSouth Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Long T. Bui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory reassesses the legacy of the Vietnam War through the figure of South Vietnam. More specifically, it offers a reinterpretation of the ... More

Sensual ExcessQueer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book offers multiple inroads into thinking with and through the dominant tropes of sexuality. By analyzing particular works of art, each chapter draws our attention to specific aspects of ... More

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