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Deleuze and Queer Theory

Chrysanthi Nigianni and Merl Storr


This collection of work introduces a major shift in debates on sexuality: a shift away from discourse, identity, and signification, to a radical new conception of bodily materialism. Moving away from the established path known as queer theory, it suggests an alternative to Judith Butler's matter/representation binary. The book thus dares to ask how to think sexuality and sex outside the discursive and linguistic context that has come to dominate contemporary research in the social sciences and humanities. It is a provocative and often militant collection that explores a diverse range of themes ... More

Keywords: sexuality, bodily materialism, sex, militant, queer, sex–gender distinction, Deleuze, Guattari, gender, feminist theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748634040
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chrysanthi Nigianni, author

Merl Storr, author