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  1. Making Sex Public and Other Cinematic Fantasies
    Damon R. Young tracks the emergence of new forms of sexuality in French and American cinema from the 1950s to the present, showing how cinema transformed narratives of sexuality and how women and queers were both agents and objects... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. None Like Us
    Stephen Best offers a bold reappraisal of the critical assumptions that undergird black studies’ use of the slave past as an explanatory prism for understanding the black political present, thereby opening the circuits between... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  3. Disturbing Attachments
    Kadji Amin challenges the idealization of Jean Genet as a paradigmatic figure within queer studies to illuminate the methodological dilemmas at the heart of queer theory, bringing the genealogy of Genet's imaginaries of attachment... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. Melodrama
    Offering a new queer theorization of melodrama, Jonathan Goldberg explores the ways melodramatic film and literature provide an aesthetics of impossibility and how melodrama as a whole provides queer ways to promote identifications... Learn More
    Published: 12th August 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  5. Sex, or the Unbearable

    Sex, or the Unbearable

    Written by Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman

    Series Theory Q

    Duke University Press Books

    In Sex, or the Unbearable two of our leading theorists of sexuality, politics, and culture engage in intense and animated dialogue about living with—and imagining alternatives to—what's overwhelming in sex, friendship, social... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2013
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £17.99