By Lee Edelman
Closely enticing with literary texts, Edelman makes a compelling case for imagining Scrooge with out Tiny Tim and Silas Marner with out little Eppie. seeking to Alfred Hitchcock’s motion pictures, he embraces of the director’s such a lot infamous creations: the sadistic Leonard of North via Northwest, who steps at the hand that holds the couple precariously above the abyss, and the terrifying identify figures of The Birds, with their predilection for kids. Edelman enlarges the succeed in of latest psychoanalytic thought as he brings it to endure not just on works of literature and movie but additionally on such present political flashpoints as homosexual marriage and homosexual parenting. Throwing down the theoretical gauntlet, No Future reimagines queerness with a keenness sure to spark an both impassioned debate between its readers.
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