Heteronormativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

Heteronormativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

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Understanding heteronormativity is imperative for understanding the culture of the eighteenth century writ large, as well as the imaginaries of sex and sexuality that it bequeaths to the present. This collection foregrounds British, European, and transatlantic heteronormativities to pose vital, if vexing, questions about the degree of continuity subsisting between heteronormativities past and present, questions compounded by the aura of transhistoricity lying at the heart of heteronormativity as an ideology.... of eighteenth-century womena#39;s studies 25a€“7 in Enquiry (Burke) 3a€“4 failure of, in gothic fiction 131, 132, 149 failure of, ... 101 Butler on compulsory 3n8 definition of 7 emergence as dominant social practice 3 male, as normative in Essay onanbsp;...

Title:Heteronormativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Author:Dr Ana de Freitas Boe, Professor Abby Coykendall
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-01-28


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