Cruising Culture - download pdf or read online

By Ben Gove

ISBN-10: 0585441707

ISBN-13: 9780585441702

ISBN-10: 0748613617

ISBN-13: 9780748613618

Gove analyzes promiscuity inside American homosexual tradition and the basis assumptions and contradictions that give a contribution to dominant understandings of promiscuous intercourse and hope. He demanding situations the normative dichotomy of "bad" homosexual male promiscuity and "good" heterosexual monogamy and provides a much wider evaluation of yankee attitudes in the direction of sexual perform and hope. the writer attracts at the autobiographical fiction and memoirs of 3 influential authors from the early Sixties onwards: John Rechy, Larry Kramer, and David Wojnarowicz, in addition to different queer serious, ancient, and fictional viewpoints to demonstrate the argument.

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57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. , pp. 79–80. Crimp, ‘How to have promiscuity’, p. 253. Quoted in Parkes, ‘Silences and secrets’, p. 56. Holleran, Ground Zero, p. 114. Berlant and Warner, ‘Sex in public’, p. 560. Freud, ‘General theory of the neuroses’, pp. 419–20. Of course, Freud is well aware of the constant overlap between these two realms throughout much of his writing. ‘Typical phantasy structures (intra-uterine existence, primal scene, castration, seduction) which psycho-analysis reveals to be responsible for the organisation of phantasy life, regardless of the personal experiences of different subjects,’ and which ‘have one trait in common: they are all related to the origins.

44. Julien and Mercer, ‘True confessions’, p. 171; emphasis added. 45. Fain, ‘Is our “lifestyle” hazardous to our health? Part II,’ p. 19; cited in Weeks, Sexuality and its Discontents, p. 47. 46. Seidman, Romantic Longings, p. 169. 47. Delany, The Motion of Light in Water, p. 354. ’ Here the distinction appears to be between ‘promiscuous sex’ with strangers (usually in public spaces) and ‘social sex’ with known partners, such as his wife and their live-in male lover. Earlier, however, Delany argues that his sexual encounters in the riverside trucks ‘with thirty-five, fifty, a hundred all-but-strangers .

176. 38. Julien and Mercer, ‘True confessions’, p. 169. 39. Holleran, Dancer, p. 131. 40. Sondheim and Wheeler, A Little Night Music, pp. 101–2. 41. Phillips, Monogamy, p. 29. 42. Foucault, The History of Sexuality, p. 37. 43. Millett, Sexual Politics, p. 122n. See also Wolf, Promiscuities. 44. Julien and Mercer, ‘True confessions’, p. 171; emphasis added. 45. Fain, ‘Is our “lifestyle” hazardous to our health? Part II,’ p. 19; cited in Weeks, Sexuality and its Discontents, p. 47. 46. Seidman, Romantic Longings, p.

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