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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

Brown Boys and Rice QueensSpellbinding Performance in the Asias

Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Eng-Beng Lim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A transnational study of Asian performance shaped by the homoerotics of orientalism, this book focuses on the relationship between the white man and the native boy. It unpacks this as the central ... More

Sensational FleshRace, Power, and Masochism

Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where ... 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

A Taste For Brown BodiesGay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Hiram Perez

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A Taste for Brown Bodies asks what difference race makes in the emergence of gay modernity. The book examines how the romanticization of the “brown body” continues to shape modern gay sensibilities, ... More

Tomorrow's PartiesSex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America

Tomorrow's Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America

Peter M. Coviello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717400
eISBN:
9780814717424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717400.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In nineteenth-century America—before the scandalous trial of Oscar Wilde, before the public emergence of categories like homo- and heterosexuality—what were the parameters of sex? Did people ... More

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