By Lorenzo Bernini, Julia Heim
This publication is an try and shop “the sexual” from the oblivion to which convinced strands in queer conception are likely to condemn it, and whilst to restrict the hazards of anti-politics and solipsism contained in what has been termed delinquent queer thought. It takes a trip from Sigmund Freud to Mario Mieli and man Hocquenghem, from Michel Foucault and Judith Butler to Teresa de Lauretis, Leo Bersani, Lee Edelman, and Tim Dean, and from all of those thinkers again to Immanuel Kant and Thomas Hobbes. on the finish, via readings of Bruce LaBruce’s videos on homosexual zombies, the elitism of delinquent queer thought is introduced into touch with pop culture. The residing useless come to symbolize a dispossessed type of subjectivity, whose significant drives are counterposed to predatory wishes of liberal members. The reader is therefore lead into the interstitial areas of the Queer Apocalypses, the place the previous and the longer term cave in onto the current, and sexual minorities resurrect to the opportunity of a non-heroic political company.
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Extra resources for Queer Apocalypses: Elements of Antisocial Theory
Asquer, Enrica (ed). 2012. Culture della sessualità: Identità, esperienze, contrasti Monograph edition of Genesis XI: 1–2. Benadusi, Lorenzo. 2005. Il nemico dell’uomo nuovo: L’omosessualità nell’esperimento totalitario fascista. Milan: Feltrinelli. Benjamin, Walter. 1999. Theses on the Philosophy of History. In Illuminations. London, UK: Pimplico. Bernini, Lorenzo. 2010. Maschio e femina Dio li creò?! Il sabotaggio transmodernista del binarismo sessuale. Milan: Il Dito e La Luna. ——— (ed). 2011.
2010). I read Marcasciano’s introduction: “The decision was made to open it up to a however possibly small number of people, […] defined as ‘privileged witnesses’, who could introduce a particular point of view given their proximity to the questions posed, people in the scientific, political or cultural spheres who had offered ideas and shown particular interest and awareness of transsexual experience. Among these witnesses were: Pia Covre, the leader of the civil rights committee for prostitutes; Renato Busarello, Cristian Lo Iacono and Lorenzo Bernini serving as mediators between the ‘notorious’ queer world…” (13).
Elementi di critica trans. Roma: Manifestolibri. Asquer, Enrica (ed). 2012. Culture della sessualità: Identità, esperienze, contrasti Monograph edition of Genesis XI: 1–2. Benadusi, Lorenzo. 2005. Il nemico dell’uomo nuovo: L’omosessualità nell’esperimento totalitario fascista. Milan: Feltrinelli. Benjamin, Walter. 1999. Theses on the Philosophy of History. In Illuminations. London, UK: Pimplico. Bernini, Lorenzo. 2010. Maschio e femina Dio li creò?! Il sabotaggio transmodernista del binarismo sessuale.