Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Paperback: 312 pages
Publisher: Duke University Press Books (November 27, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2047793
Format: PDF Text TXT book
In Metroimperial Intimacies Victor Román Mendoza combines historical, literary, and archival analysis with queer-of-color critique to show how U.S. imperial incursions into the Philippines enabled the growth of unprecedented social and sexual intimacies between native Philippine and U.S. subjects. The real and imagined intimacies—whether expressed through friendship, love, or eroticism—threatened U.S. gender and sexuality norms. To codify U.S. he...