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On Making Sense: Queer Race Narratives of Intelligibility

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On Making Sense juxtaposes texts produced by black, Latino, and Asian queer writers and artists to understand how knowledge is acquired and produced in contexts of racial and gender oppression. From James Baldwin's 1960s novel Another Country to Margaret Cho's turn-of-the-century stand-up comedy, these works all exhibit a preoccupation with intelligibility, or the labor of making sense of oneself and of making sense to others. In their efforts to "make sense," these writers and artists argue against merely being accepted by ...

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On Making Sense: Queer Race Narratives of Intelligibility
2012, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804783408

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On Making Sense: Queer Race Narratives of Intelligibility
2012, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804783392

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