Gay and Lesbian Theory, Fiction and Film in France, 1945-1995
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Gay Signatures by Owen Heathcote
Book DescriptionThis interdisciplinary book responds to the explosion of gay and lesbian creativity on modern-day France. Rather than attempting to formalize a specifically 'gay' or 'lesbian' style or identity, the authors seek to open up new 'homotextualities,' understood here as ongoing constructions and deconstructions of both homosexuality and its environments. They investigate the work of (among others) Violette Leduc, Tony Duvert, Renaud Camus, and Guy Hocquenghem; the cinema of Josiane Balasko and Cyril Collard; the theoretical writings of Leo Bersani, Luce Irigaray, and Monique Wittig. Employing a range of methods, authors re-evaluate and contest both the literary and theoretical canon and establish new convergences between French and Gay Studies - in particular, queer theory. This book provides the first proper assessment of the usefulness of this approach when dealing with a literary and cultural tradition notoriously discreet about the very concept of a gay writer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859739877
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Owen Heathcote
Owen Heathcote Dept of Modern Languages,University of Bradford Alex Hughes Professor in French Studies, University of Birmingham James S. Williams Senior Lecturer in French and Comparative Literature, University of Kent
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