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Queer Theory and the Jewish Question

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question

Edited by Daniel Boyarin, Daniel Itzkovitz & Ann Pellegrini.

The essays in this volume boldly map the historically resonant intersections between Jewishness and queerness, between homophobia and anti-Semitism, and between queer theory and theorizations of Jewishness. With important essays by such well-known figures in queer and gender studies as Judith Butler, Daniel Boyarin, Marjorie Garber, Michael Moon, and Eve Sedgwick, this book is not so much interested in revealing-outing-"queer Jews" as it is in exploring the complex social arrangements and processes through which modern Jewish and homosexual identities emerged as traces of each other during the last two hundred years.

Softback book.
464 pages.

Published by Columbia University Press.