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Political Inversions: Homosexuality, Fascism, and the Modernist Imaginary (First Edition)

By: Hewitt, Andrew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037877

ISBN: 0804726396

Condition: New


Political Inversions attempts to understand the forces at play in conflations both theoretical and cultural of homosexuality and fascism. Taking its cue from Adorno s assertion that totalitarianism and homosexuality belong together, the book examines how aberrant political and sexual economies have been equated across a variety of literary, visual, and theoretical discourses in contemporary debate. At the same time, the author explores the ways in which queer theory and historiography have responded defensively to such conflations, thereby excluding from current discussions much important mate... View more info