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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spanish American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Spanish literature -- History and criticism,
  • Homosexuality and literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-307) and index.

StatementSylvia Molloy and Robert McKee Irwin, editors.
SeriesSeries Q
ContributionsMolloy, Sylvia., Irwin, Robert McKee, 1962-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7081.A1 H5735 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344352M
ISBN 10082232198X, 0822321815
LC Control Number98003312

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Sylvia Molloy and Robert McKee Irwin's Hispanisms and Homosexualities is a stunning reminder that the complexities and intricacies of gay and lesbian life and desire permeate all cultures. This collection of 13 essays covers a wide range of topics, from spirited debates about the nature of masculinity in lateth-century Mexican literature to 1/5(1). Hispanisms and Homosexualities makes a lasting contribution to the fields of Spanish and Latin American literary studies as well as to lesbian and gay studies. Original and provocative, it provides an impressive display of the new scholarship in these areas.”—David Román, University of Southern California. Hispanisms and Homosexualities offers the most sophisticated critical and theoretical work to date in Hispanic and queer studies. It will be an essential text for all those engaged with the complexities of ethnic, cultural, and sexual subjectivities. Contributors. Hispanisms and homosexualities. Durham: Duke University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Molloy; Robert McKee Irwin.

Sylvia Molloy is the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Humanities at New York University. She is the author of numerous books including Signs of Borges, also published by Duke University Press.. Robert Irwin is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Tulane University. Praise “Hispanisms and Homosexualities is an important collection of essays on the intersection of ‘Hispanism’ (as a cultural and linguistic orientation that goes well beyond any simple relationship to Spanish, or to Spain) and ‘homosexuality’ as a sexual orientation undergoing constant improvisation The essays are uniformly excellent, and will reward any discretionary reader. Hispanisms and Homosexualities offers the most sophisticated critical and theoretical work to date in Hispanic and queer studies. It will be an essential text for all those engaged with the complexities of ethnic, cultural, and sexual : Duke University Press. "By problematizing both 'hispanisms' and 'homosexualities,' this collection goes beyond the mere application of queer theory to Hispanic studies; it offers a series of meditations out of which both Original and provocative, it provides an impressive display of the new scholarship in these areas."-David Roman, University of Southern California.

Hispanisms and Homosexualities Molloy, Sylvia, Irwin, Robert McKee Published by Duke University Press Molloy, Sylvia and Robert McKee Irwin. Hispanisms and Homosexualities. Hispanisms and Homosexualities. offers the most sophisticated critical and theoretical work to date in Hispanic and queer studies. It will be an essential text for all those engaged with the complexities of ethnic, cultural, and sexual subjectivities. : Hardcover. Breathtaking in its historical and geographical scope, this book provides a sweeping examination of the construction of male and female homosexualities, stressing both the variability of the forms same-sex desire can take and the key recurring patterns it has formed throughout history. "[An] indispensable resource on same-sex sexual relationships and their social contexts. Hispanisms and Homosexualities offers the most sophisticated critical and theoretical work to date in Hispanic and queer studies. It will be an essential text for all those engaged with the complexities of ethnic, cultural, and sexual subjectivities.