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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
4,085 words

The insights and practices of queer theory began to be discernible by the early 1990s. Building on a strain of ...

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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
2,004 words

Though written in the singular, “queer theory” is not a totalizing discourse on sex and sexuality. It is a political ...

Queer Theory

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,284 words

is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sexuality, making significant contributions to literary criticism, film and video criticism, ...

queer theory

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
535 words

Queer theory is a diverse body of scholarship that emerged primarily within North American and British universities beginning in the ...

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Richard Niles

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
841 words
Queer theory is best described as an ongoing cultural critique of the heterosexual privileged social order. The term ‘queer’, popularized in the 1990s, is a comprehensive rubric that ... More

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