Queer PhenomenologyOrientations, Objects, Others
- 作 者Ahmed, Sara
- 出版社Duke University Press Books
- 年 份2006-11-13
- 装 帧Paperback
- 页 数240页
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In this groundbreaking work, Sara Ahmed demonstrates how queer studies can put phenomenology to productive use. Focusing on the “orientation” aspect of “sexual orientation” and the “orient” in “orientalism,” Ahmed examines what it means for bodies to be situated in space and time. Bodies take shape as they move through the world directing themselves toward or away from objects and others. Being “orientated” means feeling at home, knowing where one stands, or having certain objects within reach. Orientations affect what is proximate to the body or what can be reached. A queer p ...