Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe)

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Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe)

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Rating : 4.59 (935 Votes)
Asin : 0822335131
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 264 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-04-12
Language : English

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“Boldly spanning Hindi film, British Asian music, Urdu literature, diasporic postcolonial literature and film, U.S. queer activism, and feminist politics, Gayatri Gopinath argues that queer desire becomes central to the ways in which national and diasporic histories are told when the erotics of power is acknowledged. Impossible Desires is a deft demonstration of both queer theory’s dominant ethnocentrism and diaspora and postcolonial studies’ heteronormativity and androcen

"If only we could all write like this!" according to Katie King. This is one of those books that has wonderful "multi-tasking" powers! I taught it in two courses, one an undergraduate portal course for women's studies majors and an interdisciplinary graduate course on queers and theory. It worked very well in both courses, and as the teacher I learned so much myself using this book in both venu. The Most Important Book Of Queer South Asian Identity Politics in the 21st Century! South Asian Eastcoaster I have been following Gopinath's work for many years now -- from her lucid essay in Russell Leong's "Asian American Sexualities," to her review of Deepa Mehta's "Fire" and her brilliant and lucid analysis of Shyam Selvadurai's "Funny Boy." Not only is Gopinath a brilliant scholar with urgently insightful readings, but she writes w. squishyUMD said Review Summary Ch.1-Review Summary Ch.1-3 University of California Davis's Women's Studies Professor Gayatri Gopinath, has written an impressive academic text entitled, Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures. Gopinath combines her knowledge of women's studies with her interests in a variety of academic fields on popular culture, race-sexuality. . University of California Davis's Women's Studies Professor Gayatri Gopinath, has written an impressive academic text entitled, Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures. Gopinath combines her knowledge of women's studies with her interests in a variety of academic fields on popular culture, race-sexuality

Gopinath’s readings are dazzling, and her theoretical framework transformative and far-reaching.. Naipaul’s classic novel A House for Mr. By bringing queer theory to bear on ideas of diaspora, Gayatri Gopinath produces both a more compelling queer theory and a more nuanced understanding of diaspora. Analyzing films including Deepa Mehta’s controversial Fire and Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding, she pays particular attention to how South Asian diasporic feminist filmmakers have reworked Bollywood’s strategies of queer representation and to what is lost or

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