Homosexual Desire has ratings and 7 reviews. Michael said: In his polemical (English translation) Homosexual Desire, Guy Hocquenghem makes the. “”Homosexual Desire” represents the best of left social theory of sexual politics, a tradition that has never had an adequate reception in the United States. Guy’s text is a provocative, pithy, kaleidoscopic, aphoristic critique — and self- critique — of the ways homosexual desire is deformed by.

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Homosexual Desire Item Preview. Translated into English for the first time in and out of print since the early s, this new edition, with an introduction by Michael Moon, will make available this vital and still relevant work to contemporary audiences.

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William Belansky rated it really liked it Jul 17, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Black on Both Sides: Homosexual desire Guy Hocquenghem Snippet view – However, this is interesting, because there is no homosexual desire — that is, desire is multiple and not directed toward men or women simply Want to Read saving….


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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more. Hocquenghem critiques the Freudean explanation of homosexuality as rooted in the Oedipal Complex, seeing it from a Deleuzian perspective as rooted in the family instead of in history, and hocuenghem a “construction of the whole family romance” This might be understood metaphorically, as in understanding that to control the anus is to control the social self the most distressing social act is to soil one’s pants This individual does not replace the family, he prolongs its farcical games” Charlotte Juliana Ryan rated it it was amazing May 22, The Homosexual Struggle 7.

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Three stars because I could barely understand it not the fault of the authorbut the points I did understand were great! Elements of a Homosexual Critique. Lists with This Book. Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: Conclusion Notes Index This is a seminal work and hocquengem reading hoocquenghem all who have an interest in theory and social mechanics.


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Book by Hocquenghem, Guy. Homosexual Desire remains an exhilarating analysis of capitalist societies’ pervasive fascination with, and violent fear of, same-sex desire and addresses issues that continue to be highly charged and productive ones for queer politics. A Racial History of Trans Identity. Anna Dimitrova rated it it was ok Aug 01, Joshua rated it it was eesire Jan 24, Aug 28, rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, hcoquenghem sign up.

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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. References to this book Between Men: Originally published in in France, Guy Hocquenghem’s Homosexual Desire has become a classic in gay homosexuap. Capitalism, the Family and the Anus 5.