Representing bisexualities : subjects and cultures of fluid desire / edited by Donald E. Hall and Maria Pramaggiore

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Subjects: Bisexuality
Bisexuality in literature
Sex in popular culture
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c1996
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 305 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Contributors
BI-ntroduction I: Epistemologies of the Fence / Maria Pramaggiore 1
BI-ntroduction II: Epistemologies of the Fence / Donald E. Hall 8
Ch. 1. Blatantly Bisexual: or, Unthinking Queer Theory / Michael de Plessis 19
Ch. 2. Do Bats Eat Cats? Reading What Bisexuality Does / Frann Michel 55
Ch. 3. From Performativity to Interpretation: Toward a Social Semiotic Account of Bisexuality / Ki Namaste 70
Ch. 4. Graphic Sexuality and the Erasure of a Polymorphous Perversity / Donald E. Hall 99
Ch. 5. Loving Dora: Rereading Freud through H. D.'s Her / Lidia Yukman 124
Ch. 6. Bi-nary Bi-sexuality: Jane Bowles's Two Serious Ladies / Marcy Jane Knopf 142
Ch. 7. Versatile Interests: Reading Bisexuality in The Friendly Young Ladies / Erin G. Carlston 165
Ch. 8. Invisible Sissy: The Politics of Masculinity in African American Bisexual Narrative / Traci Carroll 180
Ch. 9. Biopia: Bisexuality and the Crisis of Visibility in a Queer Symbolic / Brian Loftus 207
Ch. 10. Rough Trade: Sexual Taxonomy in Postwar America / Chris Cagle 234
Ch. 11. Framing Contention: Bisexuality Displaced / Mariam Fraser 253
Ch. 12. Straddling the Screen: Bisexual Spectatorship and Contemporary Narrative Film / Maria Pramaggiore 272
Index 301
Additional Authors: Hall, Donald E. (Donald Eugene), 1960-
Pramaggiore, Maria, 1960-
Notes: LCCN: 96008977
ISBN: 0814766331 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 081476634X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 34782588
ISBN/ISSN: 0814766331
081476634X