Identity poetics : race, class, and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory / Linda Garber.

In seeking to bridge what is often a generation gap between lesbian feminists on the essentialist/existential side of the schism and postmodern queer theorists favoring the social construction of lesbian identity, Graber (social sciences, California State U., Fresno) critically overviews the writing...

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Main Author: Garber, Linda.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Series:Between men--between women.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Race, Class, and Generations
  • The Social Construction of Lesbian Feminism
  • Putting the Word Dyke on the Map: Judy Grahn
  • "I Have a Dream Too": Pat Parker
  • "High Over the Halfway Between Your World and Mine": Audre Lorde
  • An Uncommonly Queer Reading: Adrienne Rich
  • "Caught in the Crossfire Between Camps": Gloria Anzaldúa
  • Around 1991: The Rise of Queer Theory and the Lesbian Intertext
  • Afterward, the Dy[subscript 2]ke March: June 24, 2000, San Francisco.