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Free read Impossible Desires ueer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ By bringing ueer theory to bear on ideas of diaspora Gayatri Gopinath produces both a compelling ueer theory and a nuanced understanding of diaspora Focusing on ueer female S Naipaul’s classic novel A House for Mr Biswas Ismat Chughtai’s short story “The uilt” Monica Ali’s Brick Lane Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy and Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night Analyzing films including Deepa Mehta’s controversial Fire and Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding she pays particular attention to how South Asian diasporic feminist filmmakers have reworked Bollywood’s strategies of ueer representation and to what is lost or gained in this process of translation Gopinath’s readings are dazzling and her theoretical framework transformative and far reaching. There was a lot of good content in this book but I had a few issues w it

Impossible Desires ueer Diasporas and South Asian Public CulturesS Naipaul’s classic novel A House for Mr Biswas Ismat Chughtai’s short story “The uilt” Monica Ali’s Brick Lane Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy and Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night Analyzing films including Deepa Mehta’s controversial Fire and Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding she pays particular attention to how South Asian diasporic feminist filmmakers have reworked Bollywood’s strategies of ueer representation and to what is lost or gained in this process of translation Gopinath’s readings are dazzling and her theoretical framework transformative and far reaching. There was a lot of good content in this book but I had a few issues w it

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Impossible Desires ueer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures Ê Alist ideologies by bringing to light that which has been rendered illegible or impossible within diaspora the impure inauthentic and nonreproductiveGopinath juxtaposes diverse texts to indicate the range of oppositional practices subjectivities and visions of collectivity that fall outside not only mainstream narratives of diaspora colonialism and nationalism but also most projects of liberal feminism and gay and lesbian politics and theory She considers British Asian music of the 1990s alongside alternative media and cultural practices Among the fictional works she discusses are V. anything gayatri sayswrites makes me salivate like a fool review Æ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ô Gayatri Gopinath

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Gayatri Gopinath Ô 9 Free read By bringing ueer theory to bear on ideas of diaspora Gayatri Gopinath produces both a compelling ueer theory and a nuanced understanding of diaspora Focusing on ueer female diasporic subjectivity Gopinath develops a theory of diaspora apart from the logic of blood authenticity and patrilineal descent that she argues invariably forms the core of conventional formulations She examines South Asian diasporic literature film and music in order to suggest alternative ways of conceptualizing community and collectivity across disparate geographic locations Her agile readings challenge nation. the I think write about this book the I realize how radical it is Gopinath breaks down the distinction between home and diaspora private public and counterpublic finding impossible desires their ueer expressions within the home nation for her purposes usually India she places female subjectivity desire and pleasure at the center of her inuiry focusing on how hyperbolic femininity in Bollywood films encodes femme homoeroticism challenging the closet paradigm with its rhetoric of visibility as the only way to enact ueernessueer critiue I am really not doing justice to the fascinating iconoclastic cultural criticism and theorizing Gopinath does here my only real uibble is that I think focus on the everyday use of these cultural productions and performances on the publicaudience side of the euation would strengthen her arguments considerably