Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd). Available at Judith Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, , . The Queer Art of Failure (a John Hope Franklin Center Book) [Jack Halberstam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Queer Art of Failure. Editorial Reviews. Review. A lively and thought-provoking examination of how the Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. The Queer Art of Failure (a John Hope Franklin Center Book) by [Halberstam.
|Country:||Turks & Caicos Islands|
|Published (Last):||21 July 2005|
|PDF File Size:||15.7 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||15.10 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Please check the credit line adjacent to the illustration, as well as the front and back matter of the book for a list of credits. Then again, does it have to be?
Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics, and the Attack on Democracy. I also personally appreciated the emptiness within the disappearing and self-negation he covered. Sign In or Create an Account.
Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. View additional images and download publicity materials. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I love the paradoxical nature of this book where she claims that the halbeerstam are found in the most unlikely and counterintuitive places. This reminded me of the time I was trapped in a boring seminar while caffeinated and wrote five pages on the ways in which the Fast and Furious franchise is an ongoing allegory for the War on Terror.
Browsing in a library is one of the great joys of life, as it allows serendipitous book discoveries like this: Those who, despite deep ambivalence about academia, genuinely enjoy reading theory and halbrrstam so as a leisure activity; 4.
One atr animation, another masochism, another forgetfulness, halbersstam another the homoerotic element of fascism. Under certain circumstances failing, losing, forgetting, unmaking, undoing, unbecoming, not knowing may in fact offer more creative, more cooperative, more surprising ways of being in the world.
Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Either way, this is a sublime sentence: Your volume title, publication date, publisher, print run, page count, rights sought.
Halberstam is the author of In a Queer Time and Place: And yet there is a lot of beauty in between, a lot of productive ideas, a lot of things to work with, too. If we live under the colonial, hegemonic ideology of capitalism, then failure is understood as a negative event that puts our identity into question. The idea itself, sometimes, is much more interesting than the neat way by which we may arrive at it.
Refresh and try again. Along the way, the author critiques the standardized “knowledge” which leads to conformity. What space, then, does failure occupy and open up? As a student in queer theory, I am used to the polemical approach adopted by Halberstam’s contemporaries – this is the mode that characterises and separates this field from many others.
I read most of this book and then got a little bored. I’m about to take a workshop that will re-engage this book, so maybe that will change my thoughts on it. Halberstam is currently working on several projects failurf a book on fascism and homo sexuality.
Before the Stonewall Riots, “queers” lurked in the cultural shadows, and Halberstam finds that environment to be fruitful and even revolutionary. Description The Queer Art of Failure is about finding alternatives—to conventional understandings of success in a heteronormative, capitalist society; to academic disciplines that confirm what is already known according to approved methods of knowing; and to cultural criticism that claims to break new lf but cleaves to conventional archives.
Worth reading for the range of topics it brings together, but doesn’t quite succeed at reaching a general audience as it claims to. Sometimes it’s deceptively casual. Forgetting, Losing, Looping Doi:.
Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of halbersyam student with disabilities are available here. Animating Revolt and Revolting Animation 27 2.
Unlike a lot of her other books Halberstam does a good job of staying relevant in her writing to her overarching theory.
I took particular pleasure in the brazen re-purposing of academic theory as a rationale for being a lazy and reluctant academic. Jun 05, Kim Anderson rated it really liked it. Your Friends Email Address: This book is guaranteed to be controversial.
Halberstam points out that stupidity and forgetfulness, such as in the film Dude, Where is My Car? Perhaps I’ll no longer say ‘sorry, I’m so sorry’ to my supervisors, when I’m struggling to articulate how angry this world makes me, and let the words fail for a minute instead.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.