Category Archives: Sexual identity/

LIBRARY SHELF: In Praise of the Whip

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Largier, Niklaus; In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal (2007) ICI Shelf: Zone First Line: “When the whip is raised, when leather, scourge, and the cane strike against covered or naked flesh, we stand before a stage … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Freud, Race, and Gender

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Gilman, Sander L.; Freud, Race, and Gender (1993) ICI Shelf: Philosophy First Line: “Sigmund Freud, like any other Jewish scientist at the turn of the Century, was faced with the double bind of the Jewish medical scientist: both physician and … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Technologies of Gender

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de Laurentis, Teresa; Technologies of Gender (1987) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “And if words sound awkward or inelegant . . .” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-23-14) Accession #: ICI-00691

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LIBRARY SHELF: Gender Trouble

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Butler, Judith; Gender trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990) ICI Shelf: Body Last Line: “What other local strategies for engaging the “unnatural” might lead to the denaturalization of gender as such?” ICI History: Today at the ICI — … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Freudian Body

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Bersani, Leo; The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art (1987) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “How has Freud profited—or suffered—from all the attention lavished on him in America and in Europe, during the past fifteen or twenty years?” ICI History: Today … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Uncontrollable Bodies

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Sappington, Rodney and Tyler Stallings, eds.; Uncontrollable Bodies: Testimonies of Identity and Culture (1994) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “I’m sick and I don’t want a cure.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-10-14) Accession #: ICI-00642

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LIBRARY SHELF: Drawing the Dream of the Wolves

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Davis, Whitney; Drawing the Dream of the Wolves: Homosexuality, Interpretation, and Freud’s “Wolf Man” (1995) ICI Shelf: Philosophy Last Line: “We can only picture what lies beyond that.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-03-14) Accession #: … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Cut with the Kitchen Knife

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Lavin, Maud; Cut with the Kitchen Knife: the Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch (1988) ICI Shelf: Artist Monographs First Line: “Questions about the representation of women and the social construction of feminine identities have redirected our understanding of twentieth-century culture.” … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Beyond recognition

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Owens, Craig. Beyond Recognition (1992) ICI Shelf: Philosophy First Line: “If you take a modernist and draw a line and say, I dare you to cross that line, the modernist will cross it.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Ault, Julie; ed. Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1991) ICI Shelf: Artist Monographs First Line: “I want to begin this book by telling you that I knew Felix Gonzalez-Torres well.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (12-02-12)

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